benjamin graindorge reveals fallen tree as sculptural bench for YMER&MALTA benjamin graindorge reveals fallen tree as sculptural bench for YMER&MALTA
oct 25, 2015

benjamin graindorge reveals fallen tree as sculptural bench for YMER&MALTA

benjamin graindorge reveals fallen tree as sculptural bench for YMER&MALTA
natural oak and borosilicate glass
L273 x H110 x W120 cm

 

 

 

considering wood as a living material, benjamin graindorge has created ‘fallen tree’, a bench that reveals the true DNA of an arboreal form. the design sees the branches and trunk of a tree stripped back, transitioning into a seat that expresses the strong, untamed nature and beauty of wood. presented by gallery YMER&MALTA at FIAC 2015 in paris, ‘fallen tree’ captures the essence of wood as both a sculptural element of nature and a functional object.

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the ‘fallen tree’ bench that reveals the true DNA of an arboreal form

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the design sees the branches and trunk of a tree stripped back, transitioning into a seat

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detail of the branches which also stand as structural support for the bench

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detail of the stripped back tree trunk

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