metafaux design: swirling stools dipped in marble paint colors
metafaux design: swirling stools dipped in marble paint colors metafaux design: swirling stools dipped in marble paint colors
aug 10, 2013

metafaux design: swirling stools dipped in marble paint colors

metafaux design: swirling stools dipped in marble paint colors
all images courtesy of metafaux design




these ‘swirling stools’ by south-korean company metafaux design, are created using a traditional dying technique known as ‘marbling’. the ‘tie-dye’ process, which is normally applied to 2D paper or fabrics, gives the 3D objects a unique, blended pattern. each product has an individual appearance with imperfections, such as smudges or wrong color combinations left visible – displaying a random sense of beauty. the stools are a direct reflection of the process used to create them, offering a distinct perspective on the beauty of such unexpected outcomes.



family shot view



collected view



the white stool was soaked in the water tank






a white stool plays a role of a blank canvas



a big water tank and paints for marbling



floating paints over the water



making moves to create swirls



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