Designer Jaime Hayon recently revealed his installation of whimsical furniture pieces made from Caesarstone at this year’s Interior Design Show (IDS) in Toronto.
Stone Age Folk is made up of face cabinets, bird tables, and wall masks using traditional stone marquetry, and is a result of a year long collaboration between Hayon and the quartz manufacturer.
The exhibition does not showcase any kitchen or bathroom countertops, with Hayon rather using the material in completely new ways through his handcrafted works and displayed a playful menagerie of fantastical pieces, drawing inspiration from fauna, folklore, and the natural world.
‘In working with Caesarstone, I became curious about what’s doable through material and technology. Caesarstone material inspires designers and creatives to think of new ideas and bring novelty and innovation through creativity. This is what the installation for Caesarstone is about- this sort of combination of ideas, from folklore to fauna to colour to material to stone to furniture, ideas which result in unique pieces that can be functional or completely surreal and non-functional. Its about mixing the ingredients with our own intuition to create a new world, inspired by the possibilities of the material.’
– Jaime Hayon
Images from design-milk.com
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