Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg’s metallic Sideboard Design

On the Best Furniture Designs of this week, we present you the French artist Vincent Dubourg’s metallic sideboard design that appears to be frozen midway through exploding are being exhibited at Carpenters Workshop Gallery in New York City.

best furniture designs best furniture designs Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg's metallic Sideboard Design 0 vincent dubourg carpenters workshop gallery nyFor the artist’s first solo show in the US Vincent Dubourg’four new pieces will be presented alongside four older works across the Midtown Manhattan gallery’s two floors.

best furniture designs best furniture designs Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg's metallic Sideboard Design 1 vincent dubourg carpenters workshop gallery nyThey include an addition to his Inner Vortex series, first created in 2013, which features items that look as if they are being sucked into a vortex – a mass of whirling fluid or air.

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A buffet version joins two other cabinets, all with squares of aluminum arranged like they are flying off the furniture but held frozen in time.

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See also: Best Furniture Designs: The Amazing Cabinets by Alain Gilles

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best furniture designs best furniture designs Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg's metallic Sideboard Design 5 vincent dubourg carpenters workshop gallery nyDubourg, who frequently works with metal to create deconstructed furniture, described the natural process that informed the designs.

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“A vortex whirls in a circular motion, it forms a vacuum, and embodies subjects to its action,” he said. “In water, it swirls but what happens beneath the water’s surface is hidden until it resurfaces elsewhere. If it explodes then it reconstructs, and what is absorbed into it is taken to another place.”

best furniture designs Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg's metallic Sideboard Design Portrait of Vincent Dubourg in his workshop Courtesy Carpenters Workshop GalleryAlso in the exhibition are items from Dubourg’s 2017 Gaïa Imprint series, named Matsendra, Uttara, and Veda.

best furniture designs Best Furniture Designs: Vincent Dubourg's metallic Sideboard Design vincent dubourg carpenters workshop gallery designboom 01Each is formed in the artist’s workshop in Creuse, central France, where he gradually embosses melted aluminum. Once the metal is set and hammered out, it forms uneven sheets that evoke the earth’s crust, and are used to create legs and tops for low tables.

Source: Dezeen

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See also: The Amazing Sewing Box Cabinet Design by Kiki Van Eijk

 

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