tord boontje: designboom interview tord boontje: designboom interview
sep 01, 2006

tord boontje: designboom interview

l: tord boontje r: ‘petit jardin’, studio tord boontje collection, 2006 designboom met tord boontje in london on september 20th, 2006. he explores cues from nature, rich coloration and visual layering to create lyrical and highly-detailed objects.he lived and worked in london until 1995, and has since lived and worked in bourg-argental, france. here the current studio tord boontje design was founded in 2006. db: please describe your style, like a good friend of yours would describe it. it is layered. the layers shift, sometimes its really pretty and uplifting, sometimes its more dark and scary like a scary story, like an alfred hitchcock film! sometimes its very floral and sometimes its much cooler and reduced and abstract


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