craft combine applies different processes to transform metal surfaces
craft combine applies different processes to transform metal surfaces craft combine applies different processes to transform metal surfaces
sep 12, 2015

craft combine applies different processes to transform metal surfaces

craft combine applies different processes to transform metal surfaces
all images courtesy of parkyoon




acting as an experimental laboratory, craft combine designs plates using different treatment techniques and mixed processes on metal surfaces. this practical procedure has guided them to produce a collection called ‘craft combine plate’ which results in unique patterns and colors on the metals.


‘we are pursuing the combination of various materials’ is the korean studio’s motto and it can be appreciated throughout their work.

brass, copper and aluminum are the materials used for the bases
150 x 150 x 90mm




the main materials for the cone-shaped bases are aluminum, red copper and brass. these three metals are treated with nine different techniques that include partition by chemical reactions, heat coloring methods and a buffing process that reveals the medium’s original color. as for the top surfaces, glass, wood and marble are used. the modularity of the plates provides several possible compositions.

the top plate is modular and can be made in glass, wood or marble

metal surfaces after a treatment test

the complete ‘craft combine plate’ collection



different plate combinations
video courtesy of gygy



video courtesy of gygy


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edited by: juliana neira | designboom

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