topographic umbrella stand by cmmnwlth
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feb 12, 2013
topographic umbrella stand by cmmnwlth


topographic ‘umbrella stand’ by cmmnwlth

 

 

using voids to contain umbrellas and collect bodies of water, new york-based design studio cmmnwlth
have developed a topographic ‘umbrella stand’ with milled contours of natural landscapes. solid blocks
of hardwood receive inset grooves for flush placement of the thin bent ply rails – giving structure
to the holder. on stormy days, excess liquids would fill the voids to create miniature a lake-like scenery.

 

 

umbrella stand 3/4 view context

 

 

top view; topography voids

 

 

3/4 product overview

 

 

topographic detail

 

 

milling outcome detail

 

 

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