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pieke bergmans and peter van der jagt: melted collection
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sep 17, 2009
pieke bergmans and peter van der jagt: melted collection


melted collection cabinet and stool, 2009
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the lapse in time exhibition, curated by hans maier-aichen as part of
experimentadesign lisboa 09
, features the melted collection by pieke bergmans
and peter van der jagt. the large cabinets, shelves and chair are all made from
polystyrene foam which has been baked to achieve their form. through the heating process,
the foam transforms into strong, rigid pieces of furniture. from up close, you can notice that
the edges of the pieces melt into natural seams. there is also a slight gradient of color
that follows the natural curves of the material which are a result of being baked.


melted collection cabinets, 2009
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a detail of the natural seaming which occurs and how the individual pieces of foam melt into one another
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the melted polystyrene foam transforms into a rigid material when baked
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melted collection stool and chair, 2009
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melted collection chair and wall


melted collection wall shelves

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