nendo: dancing squares collection
nendo: dancing squares collection nendo: dancing squares collection
aug 31, 2011

nendo: dancing squares collection

‘square bookshelf’ all photos by masayuki hayashi

new pieces have been added to ‘dancing squares‘, a collection of furniture designed by japanese studio nendo.

‘we assembled square planes to create a sense of motion in this series of objects. one part of the bookshelf is frozen in a tumbling cascade, creating variety in the way books can be stacked. the stool’s twist endows it with rich visual play. lamps roll about but are stable, thanks to their planes, and cast light in many directions. the table leans as though falling away, but maintains its function as a table, and makes objects placed on it seem to sink into its folds and sways. the different movements, make balance and unbalance overlap, as though we are watching the planes themselves dance.’ – nendo

‘square shelf’

‘square table’

‘square table’

‘square shelf’ arrangement

‘square shelf’ arrangement

‘square open basket’

‘square open basket’ series

‘square shelf’

‘square flower vase’

‘square flower vase’

  • I like it, nice and modern, and also minimal chic!

    Dario says:
  • almost Escher-esque

    dbkii says:
  • Do you know spanish sculptor Jorge Oteiza? square open basket…looks similar

    Rest is very nice

    zuco says:

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