Civilized Primitives Desk

by Kiki van Eijk
  Desk Light by Kiki Van Eijk - Holland, 2016
  Studio Photography
  Studio Photography

Sculptural Desk and Hanging Lamp 2020
Casted bronze, polished and patinated
194 x 100 x 70 cm / 76,37 x 39,37 x 27,55 in
Edition 8 + 2 AP
Numbered and engraved by the designer

Kiki drew inspiration from survival techniques that offer ingenious, yet unexpectedly beautiful solutions for construction and functionality. Branches, meticulously chosen for their ideal size and shape, were crafted and fine-tuned in our dedicated wood workshop. These branches were then transformed with strength and aesthetic consideration before being cast in bronze. While the natural elements retained their raw appearance, the elements touched by human hands were polished. This created a harmonious contrast, uniting both natures within a single object.

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Kiki van Eijk

Kiki van Eijk grew up in the Netherlands where she spent her youth immersed in nature daydreaming and drawing. She […]

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