philipp aduatz flips design process in reversed furniture series
philipp aduatz flips design process in reversed furniture series philipp aduatz flips design process in reversed furniture series
apr 09, 2014

philipp aduatz flips design process in reversed furniture series

philipp aduatz flips design process in reversed furniture series
images © georg molterer
all images courtesy of philipp aduatz




rethinking the order objects are generated in, the ‘reversed process furniture’ series by austrian designer philipp aduatz flips his normal stages back to front. usually, aduatz starts with an initial idea or a vision followed by sketches and first attempts on visualizations of what he is hoping to achieve. the project instead begins with transforming an object that is purchased in a store and then adding or subtracting material from it. the structure is covered with papier-mâché, a very versatile material that can easily be shaped into different geometries. the finish uses both dull and high-glossy parts within the one surface, exposing a contrast between the two. after applying the final layer, the shape is then revealed, instead of being at the beginning the process has been reversed.


the pieces will be on display at ventura lambrate during the milan design week 2014.


reversed process chair


reversed process stool


stool – detail


table – front 3/4 view


reversed process table detail


reversed process lamp


lamp detail


graphic explanation of the concept


removing material from the chair


adding the material


working with papier-mâché



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