NOVA OBIECTA unveils COLUM(N), a set of hand turned cork variations NOVA OBIECTA unveils COLUM(N), a set of hand turned cork variations
sep 22, 2016

NOVA OBIECTA unveils COLUM(N), a set of hand turned cork variations

 

NOVA OBIECTA, a paris-based furniture and design studio, has introduced its latest work COLUM(N) – an exclusive set of geometric sculptural objects made of corkthe products of this collection have been hand-turned using recycled particles and cork harvested from france.

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COLUM(N) 3.40 – edition of 100- cork and copper

 

 

 

NOVA OBIECTA aspires to geometric abstraction in their work, through calculated and strict shapes. the studio also seeks innovative visions around geometrical and sculptural furniture. therefore, their crafting techniques and choice of materials highlight the exclusivity of this collection.

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COLUM(N) 3.21 and 3.40 -edition of 100- copper and brass

 

 

 

the items are complemented with alloys of brass and copper which were introduced in the design as ‘intervals’, to limit the geometric evolution of cork. the metallic ‘rings’ are finally hand-polished and varnished to protect their finish in the following years. the cork is also oiled to protect it from moisture. 

 

the set is made up of two different items, each one identified with a particular number: 3.21 (brass) or 3.40 (Copper). these represent the average ratio between each cork height and their metallic ring’s diameters

 

NOVA OBIECTA’s COLUM(N) cork set will be available at le bon marché in paris as of the 20th of october. 

 

 

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COLUM(N) 3.21 – cork and brass

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COLUM(N) 3.40 – cork and copper

 

 

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

 

edited by: lea zeitoun | designboom

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