robert stadler lets you name it with his series of abstract objects
 
robert stadler lets you name it with his series of abstract objects robert stadler lets you name it with his series of abstract objects
feb 04, 2016

robert stadler lets you name it with his series of abstract objects

robert stadler lets you name it with his series of abstract objects

all images courtesy of robert stadler

we are familiar with the phrase ‘form follows function’, robert stadler however contradicts this notion with his new series ‘you name it’. the designer believes that form does not necessarily need to follow any rules, instead he aims for the real and the fake to to blend into each other. thing #1 and thing #2 express this intention by showing no functional properties, thing #1 for example shows an abstract wave design, in keeping with the shelf, serving only to act as a decorative piece. thing #2 has a black and white camouflaged pattern which unlike thing #1 contrasts against the shelf. its skin has been applied via hydrographic printing, a dipping process through which decorative films can be mapped onto 3-dimensional objects. these objects can be used to slide along an accompanying shelf which is made from sand-blasted oak. the shapes allow the viewer to define what they see, by naming the piece of furniture with a unique name.

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robert stadler believes that from does not have to follow function

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the objects can be used to slide along an accompanying shelf

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thing #2 has a black and white camouflaged pattern which contrasts against the shelf

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 the shapes allow the viewer to define what they see

 

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