scholten & baijings: color bins + table for karimoku new standard
may 05, 2012
scholten & baijings: color bins + table for karimoku new standard


‘colour bin’ by scholten & baijings for karimoku new standard

dutch designers scholten & baijings continue their collaboration with japanese brand karimoku new standard
with the ‘colour bin’ and ‘colour wood dining’ table.


top view of the containers which are available in three sizes

the ‘colour bin’ collection is comprised of a series of coloured
containers which are made from kuri wood.
available in three
different sizes, each of the vessels has their own colour palette which
range from soft pastels to fluourescent pink,
indicative of scholten
& baijings’ application of contrasting tones seen in their body of work. each bin is made using
traditional woodworking joinery techniques
finished with a special lacquer which enables the
application of a transparent
high quality colour to the wood itself.


‘colour wood dining’

the ‘colour wood dining’ table is an extension of the duo’s previous
‘colour wood’ sidetables. this design draws on the same
visual language
of its predecessor, and is embellished with a dotted pattern. the object
is the result of considerations
based on the characteristics of thinned
wood as well as traditional woodworking methods. small diameter timber
is joined to form a volume,
the symbolic layers of a contemporary view
on conventional shades and techniques, achieved by superimposing
different layers of
colours and patterns. the texture of the wood
is overlayed with the surface pattern, creating a depth in the stained
and printed furniture piece.

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