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Concractions Low Table, 2010

Concrete and Stainless Steel
15 × 36 1/2 × 29 in
38.1 × 92.7 × 73.7 cm
About the work

The Concractions Low Table’s surface is formed by pouring concrete into a MDF mold. After the …

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The Concractions Low Table’s surface is formed by pouring concrete into a MDF mold. After the concrete has had time to cure (about 30 days) the mold is removed from the concrete, at which time the concrete is minimally worked on to repair any minor imperfections from the mold process. The table is then placed upside …

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Design/Decorative Art
Benjamin Rollins Caldwell
American, b. 1983
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Dubbed “the re-inventor”, designer and founder of BRC Designs Benjamin Rollins Caldwell creates furniture from both traditional and unconventional materials—from wood, metal, glass, plastic, and stone, to playing cards, defunct pianos, reclaimed computer parts, books, bottle caps, and children’s toys. Caldwell sources materials from thrift and antique stores, and junk yards, and has said, “sometimes the objects I discover simply inspire an overall design idea, and other times the objects actually become the raw material for the piece.” His “binary collection”, which garnered attention recently when Lady Gaga featured one of Caldwell’s chairs on the cover of her ArtPop album, incorporates motherboards, computer chips, and LED screens. Other designs have included a lamp composed of recycled piano keys, and a chair and table made from copper piping.

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About the work

The Concractions Low Table’s surface is formed by pouring concrete into a MDF mold. After the …

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The Concractions Low Table’s surface is formed by pouring concrete into a MDF mold. After the concrete has had time to cure (about 30 days) the mold is removed from the concrete, at which time the concrete is minimally worked on to repair any minor imperfections from the mold process. The table is then placed upside …

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Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Benjamin Rollins Caldwell
American, b. 1983
Follow

Dubbed “the re-inventor”, designer and founder of BRC Designs Benjamin Rollins Caldwell creates furniture from both traditional and unconventional materials—from wood, metal, glass, plastic, and stone, to playing cards, defunct pianos, reclaimed computer parts, books, bottle caps, and children’s toys. Caldwell sources materials from thrift and antique stores, and junk yards, and has said, “sometimes the objects I discover simply inspire an overall design idea, and other times the objects actually become the raw material for the piece.” His “binary collection”, which garnered attention recently when Lady Gaga featured one of Caldwell’s chairs on the cover of her ArtPop album, incorporates motherboards, computer chips, and LED screens. Other designs have included a lamp composed of recycled piano keys, and a chair and table made from copper piping.

Concractions Low Table, 2010

Concrete and Stainless Steel
15 × 36 1/2 × 29 in
38.1 × 92.7 × 73.7 cm
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