Line Drawing Furniture By Jinil Park

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How cool is this?  At plain sight, this furniture looks like 2D line drawings, but, they come to life, thanks to the ingenuity of South Korean designer Jinil Park.  

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By taking steel interspersed wires, Park’s ‘Drawing Series’ of roughly drawn furniture, jumps from the page, to create two chairs, a table + a lamp.  ”The key point of my work is the moments where the line is distorted,” said Jinil Park. “They express the designer’s feeling, status, + emotion.”

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Wires of different thicknesses were hammered by Park to distort the lines, recreating variations in the lines drawn with a pen. Park then intersected the wires + welded them together, until a strong enough structure was achieved.

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I love the juxtaposition at play here.  The furniture’s simple yet complex construction, especially the chairs, with the ability to hold a person’s weight, would just make me want to touch one + stare at it for hours. 

(via dezeen)

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