studio job presents two new sculptures at design miami/ basel 2015 studio job presents two new sculptures at design miami/ basel 2015
jun 17, 2015

studio job presents two new sculptures at design miami/ basel 2015


studio job presents two new sculptures at design miami/ basel 2015
(above) train crash table (2015)
photography by adrien millot

 

 

 

for design miami/ basel 2015, studio job has designed two new sculptural pieces of furniture, presented in collaboration with carpenters workshop gallery. the first work is a two meter long table, whose surface is supported by clouds of billowing gold smoke emanating from two collided steam locomotives. named ‘train crash table’, the product is described by designer job smeets as a ‘purely autobiographical’ piece, demonstrating an enormous amount of energy.

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
material: polished and patinated bronze, aluminum, 24K gilding
dimensions: ca. h 90 x l 200 x w 75 cm
edition: PROTO + 8 + 3 AP

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
the table surface is supported by clouds of billowing gold smoke

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
the pieces demonstrates an enormous amount of energy

 

 

 

named the ‘robber baron buffet’, the second product is an addition to the robber baron suite, originally conceived by studio job in 2006. the existing family of work consists of a cabinet, mantel clock, table, standing lamp, and jewel safe – each offered in a limited edition of five. the highly detailed and crafted pieces reflect the outrageous excesses of america’s 19th century tycoons and russia’s new oligarchs, representing an interior belonging to a powerful industrial leader or their heirs. with clouds of pollution belching from towering smoke stacks, and missiles, falcons, gas masks, warplanes, and wrenches adorning golden surfaces, the collection celebrates and shames both art and industry.

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
robber baron buffet (2014)

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
material: polished and patinated bronze, 24k gilding
dimensions: ca. w 300 x h 80 x d 50 cm
edition: PROTO + 5 + 2 AP

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
the buffet is an addition to the robber baron suite

studio job train crash table carpenters workshop gallery design miami basel designboom
the existing family of work consists of a cabinet, mantel clock, table, standing lamp, and jewel safe

  • oooh the irony

    Adam Brocklehurst says:
  • Wow & fabulous.
    To reduce a train-crash
    to a piece of Art

    How brilliant + tasteful

    guido somers says:

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