david clarke: unusable tableware
 
david clarke: unusable tableware
jun 02, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware

‘collect’, 2010 all images © david clarke, 2010

british silversmith david clarke creates work which engages and challenges domestic objects. his aesthetic relates to the subversive nature in which he responds to the traditions of his craft, often result in surprising outcomes.

his recent project is a series of ‘unusable tableware’ made from electro plated nickel, silver and pewter, with exaggerated forms or unexpected flourishes which would not typically be seen in utensil design.

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘collect’, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘sofa’, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘sofa’, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘sofa’, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘sofa’, 2010

david clarke: unusable tableware ‘shallow spoon’, 2010

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  • I think they are really fun.

    sarah
  • Borderline clever. Nicely crafted but…

    IE
  • i guess i just dont get it

    Siouxsie
  • want at least one, where can I buy?

    kos
  • Love them!!

    norte
  • So cool! I love them.

    Truett Ogden
  • love it, really good stuff 🙂

    majak
  • Really great work. I’d love to have a piece.

    Feta papa
  • génie! :o)

    Mjabt

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