L E F T O V E R S
L E F T O V E R S
How can waste material from other projects instantly be used in new design developments?
Leftovers is a design experiment that aims to illuminate leftovers as something resourceful instead of treating it as waste. The project consists of Wave Cabinet and fAIR Stool, two objects developed on completely different terms and conditions. The project was carried out in the spring of 2015.
Wave Cabinet is developed the classical way on the basis of a designer's idea that later on takes shape in an object. In this case there was a desire to create something for the viewer to lay they're eyes on to be able to dream away. It resulted in a cabinet in white oiled pine with a white front consisting of several hundreds of pieces forming a wavy pattern. The square shape is balanced with long tubular legs that creates a feeling of being off the ground. Fly with your eyes across the front and you will experience a changing winter landscape, steps that moves or perhaps an ocean with breaking waves.
fAIR Stool has taken shape in a less conventional way by playfully combining the leftover material from the production of Wave Cabinet. Spill that otherwise would have been thrown away has been used as the foundation for the design process and the stool has got its expression influenced by this. The legs are composed of leftover parts from Wave's frame and a transparent pad is created and then filled with the sawdust and wood chips that emerged during the production of the cabinet.
The two products are made by hand and should be seen as prototypes. Separately they act as individual objects but together they aim to enlighten about opportunities to use leftovers from other productions in new design developments - for a more sustainable future.
"Infinity like a rolling sea with breaking waves. Something hidden in the snow is washed up on a beach. What the eye can not see, does not exist, but the conscience sees everything"