stelios mousarris' rocket coffee table blasts off on plumes of smoke stelios mousarris' rocket coffee table blasts off on plumes of smoke
jun 13, 2016

stelios mousarris' rocket coffee table blasts off on plumes of smoke

stelios mousarris’ rocket coffee table blasts off on plumes of smoke
all images courtesy of stelios mousarris

 

 

 

in continuation of his creation of surreal and sculptural art objects, cyprus-based furniture designer stelios mousarris has realized the nostalgia-inducing ‘rocket coffee table’. ‘I have been collecting toys and action figures and anything nostalgic from my childhood until this day,’ mousarris remembers. ‘every time I take a look at my collectibles, I remember my childhood, when I used to play for hours on end without a care in the world. I wanted to recreate that feeling of carefreeness and nostalgia with the rocket coffee table.’

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the nostalgia-inducing ‘rocket coffee table’ continues the designer’s creation of surreal and sculptural objects

 

 

 

the piece brings fluffy, cartoon-like clouds and aerial rockets from a personal toy collection to life in the form of a functional object. in its realization, ‘rocket coffee table’ combines various techniques from lathe to 3D printing, resin casting and traditional hand carved elements. each of the individual rockets remain unattached to the glass, allowing the user to generate their own desired structure and configuration. the table is designed to tap into the playful minds of nostalgic adults and children alike.

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the piece brings fluffy, cartoon-like clouds and aerial rockets from a personal toy collection to life

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‘rocket coffee table’ combines various manufacturing techniques from lathe to 3D printing

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the individual rockets remain unattached to the glass, allowing the user to generate their own desired structure

  • Very similar to the Balloon Table of Duffy London of a few years back…

    soreija says:

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