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Project
Poli-Piel
Type
Furniture
Client
Machado - Muñoz
Year
2018

Poli-Piel is my first solo show commissioned by Madrid-based gallery Machado-Muñoz. Based on the Structural Skin material as a common thread, the collection includes: a contemporary valet, a coffee table, a chair, a side table, two table lamps, a mirror and a tray. Those eight unique pieces are the result of a further exploration on leather and its structural possibilities paired together with sheet materials like marble, aluminum and glass.

As a spin off from the study conducted to conceive those pieces, a new principle was identified: by rolling and gluing a piece of leather against a coniform shape I discovered a self-standing structure that could hosts a light source. This principle germinated in two conical table lamps. This embryo constitutes a new take on his consistent structural exercises.

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Team

Project assistants : Pablo Sevilla, Esther Bapsalle
Photography: Gonzalo Machado
Post: Brenda Germade