kenyon yeh at TENT london 2011
‘cessi’ lacquered MDF + wood W135 x D55 x H 186 cm
london-based designer kenyon yeh presents a new collection of furniture objects on the occasion of the london design week 2011 at the TENT london venue located at the old truman brewery. yeh’s work is based on the curiosity of the experimental design process, bringing forth objects which offer one different perspectives of furniture. on show during this year’s festival are ten new pieces including: ‘pushpin’, ‘nimo’, ‘quatro’, ‘nuo’ and ‘cessi’.
‘cessi’ is a minimalist wardrobe with three drawers and two storage, spaces for daily / work objects, with a mirror that hangs on one side.
‘pushpin stool’ cork W38 x D55 x 186 cm
influenced by stationary, the pushpin is magnified to become a stool. simply flip it over for use as a coffee table with a larger surface. ‘pushpin stool’ cork W38 x D55 x 186 cm
‘nuo’ pendant lamps rattan, stems of banana trees W37 x D37 X H50 cm / W35 x D35 x H30 cm
after yeh’s travels to indonesia, the ‘nuo’ rattan pendant lamp collection was born. together with local traditional craftsmen, he studied the process of the material’s woven techniques. the series consists of lighting pieces that are made from a rattan strip base, combined with the stem of banana trees. ‘nuo’ lamps are divided into two sections of an outer base and an inner base curve that require the skills of a craftsman to form.
‘nuo’ pendant lamp
‘nimo’ lacquered MDF varying dimensions W120 x D37 x H162 cm / W90 x D35 x H162 cm
a six-unit shelf combination set in one module, each piece nestles into one another or can be stacked to form shelves.
‘quatro’ cabinet and sideboard lacquered MDF W100 x D60 x H194 cm / W130 x D60 x H85 cm
featuring doors which have uncertain quadrilateral shapes, the ‘quatro’ cabinet and sideboard shift your sight through the gaps in each door, giving you a quick view as to what is in a neighbouring compartment, offering a sense of curiosity with these storage units.
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