subduction desk by paul venaille
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nov 27, 2012
subduction desk by paul venaille


‘subduction desk’ by paul venaille 

 

 

composed of two parts, the seduction desk by paul venaille uses fixed and mobile components with ample storage space.
once opened, the furniture piece evokes the passage of tectonic plates moving against each another. with its surface made
of a laminated veneer,the table symbolizes the rock strata present in the earth’s movement. the opening provides access to
storage modules (twelve corresponding to the number of existing tectonic plates at the surface of the globe). red and orange in color,
the compartments reflect on volcanic activity during the process. the appearance of the steel feet evokes an unstable and
unbalanced side of tectonic plate movement.

 

 


opening of subduction desk

 

 


opening of subduction desk

 

 


subduction desk open

 

 


subduction desk 3/4 rear view

 

 


drawers

 

 


storage module 

 

 


zoom on the modules of storage

 

 


zoom on the mobile part

 

 


subduction desk

 

 


subduction desk

 

 


subduction desk behind

 

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