sculptural copper collection by aldo bakker sculptural copper collection by aldo bakker
jun 09, 2010

sculptural copper collection by aldo bakker

sculptural copper collection by aldo bakker watering can, 2009 / 2010 image © designboom

 

 

 

‘copper collection’ by dutch designer aldo bakker, rethinks classic household items with a more sublime and meticulous approach to form, expressing a celebratory restraint through the series of copper objects. here, pourers relinquish their liquid by the drop, watering cans hold no room for water, and mixing bowls take on forms which redefine their typically unsung functions. the collection is produced by thomas eyck and will be on show as part of droog‘s presentation at design miami / basel from june 15th – 19th, 2010.

watering can, 2009 / 2010 image © designboom

watering can, 2009 / 2010  (top view) image © designboom

mixing bowl image © designboom

mixing bowl photo by marten aukes

sauce pan image © designboom

soy pourer image © designboom

tea light holder image © designboom

candle holder image © designboom

tonus made from urushi with copper flakes image © designboom

glassware on feet image © designboom

designer aldo bakker portrait © designboom

  • these are delightfully inventive and clearly useful, tho the user will have to adapt a bit to the design. That’s all right, isn’t it, if the adaptation invites the beautiful?

    Tom P says:
  • elegant and so inventive. I saw these at Droog’s booth at DM/Basel earlier today. masterful.

    dutchkills says:

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