savage chair made with discarded plastic objects by jae saejung oh
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jul 30, 2012
savage chair made with discarded plastic objects by jae saejung oh


‘savage chair’ by jay saejung oh
jute (plant fiber), plastic objects
56" x 44" x 42"

korean designer jay saejung oh uses mass manufactured plastic products as the base of his furniture constructions
‘savage chair’ and ‘jute side table’.

highlighting themes of consumption and our cultural condition of living in abundance of what we actually need,
he explores the notion of ‘humanufactured’ taking everyday mundane objects such as plastic chairs, rocking horses, teapots,
suitcases etc., and amalgamating them in such a way that makes viewers reconsider the ordinary. the assemblage of pieces
results in functional furniture wrapped together into a seamless work by natural fiber material jute,
resurrecting these once discarded objects and breathing new life into
them.

I would like to provoke people into having different perspectives on these types of mass produced products,’ says oh.


left side view


back view



details of the objects which make-up the chair

sketch of ‘savage chair’


‘jute side table’
jute (plant fiber), 12 mundane plastic objects
21"x 20.5"x 21"


alternative views of ‘jute side table’


individual jute wrapped objects


the table in context

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