christopher shannon sculpts vettis faucet from concrete and charcoal

christopher shannon sculpts vettis faucet from concrete and charcoal

sculptor christopher shannon has reinterpreted brizo’s vettis faucet, originally created by industrial designer TJ eads, using concrete and pure charcoal. limited to a single release of 500, each piece of the new version is handcrafted in shannon’s studio in victoria, british columbia, combining a solid, geometric form with the raw material.

sculptor christopher shannon creates limited edition concrete version of brizo's vettis faucetall images courtesy of brizo and christopher shannon



brizo‘s single-handle lavatory faucet was born ‘from a deep respect for nature and its strength,’ notes TJ eads, ‘now cast in concrete, the natural elements of water, stone and charcoal combine to fully realize this vision.’ priced at $2,500 USD, the new version of vettis employs a sophisticated methodology, developed and tested over four years. shannon has tinted the faucet’s raw concrete surface with carefully infused pure charcoal, resulting in handcrafted pieces, each with a unique color and texture.

sculptor christopher shannon creates limited edition concrete version of brizo's vettis faucet

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