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CG
Carwan Gallery
Athens

The Ziggurat Black Stripes edition evokes bold and linear details akin to Optical Art. With a rich inlaid combination of black stained wood and white acrylic, this edition offers a mesmerizing visual treat of visible contrast
and strong character.

Carwan Gallery commission, produced in Lebanon 201

Medium
Oeuffice
Canadian

In 2011, Canadian designers Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte and Jakub Zak pooled their design practices under the epithet Oeuffice, creating domestic objects “inspired by visions of a contemporary utopia,” as they describe. Both Lecompte and Zak studied design in their native Canada and attended the same university in Berlin, but only met when both moved to Milan to pursue careers in design. Oeuffice’s pieces reflect the pair’s love for architectural design and a desire to bring it to a domestic scale. Their favored materials include steel, wood, resins, black marble, and copper. The shelving and storage units—envisioned as places to display “personal artifacts of importance”— produced in Oeuffice’s first years drew on a range of inspirations, from “Italian Rationalism and Brazilian Tropicalism” to their proclaimed hero Brian Jungen.

Selected exhibitions
2013
Villa Noailles - Design Parade, Hyères - FranceCarwan Gallery
Mosaic Rooms, Qattan Foundation, London - United KingdomCarwan Gallery
2012
The Objects ShowR & Company
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Oeuffice
Canadian

"Ziggurat Tower" set of stacking boxes, Black Stripes edition, 2012

Wood box inlaid with acrylic and solid stained wood
21 7/10 × 9 4/5 × 9 4/5 in
55 × 25 × 25 cm
Edition 5/12 + 2AP
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Location
Athens
CG
Carwan Gallery
Athens

The Ziggurat Black Stripes edition evokes bold and linear details akin to Optical Art. With a rich …

Medium
Oeuffice
Canadian

In 2011, Canadian designers Nicolas Bellavance-Lecompte and Jakub Zak pooled their design practices under the epithet Oeuffice, creating domestic objects “inspired by visions of a contemporary utopia,” as they describe. Both Lecompte and Zak studied design in their native Canada and attended the same university in Berlin, but only met when both moved to Milan to pursue careers in design. Oeuffice’s pieces reflect the pair’s love for architectural design and a desire to bring it to a domestic scale. Their favored materials include steel, wood, resins, black marble, and copper. The shelving and storage units—envisioned as places to display “personal artifacts of importance”— produced in Oeuffice’s first years drew on a range of inspirations, from “Italian Rationalism and Brazilian Tropicalism” to their proclaimed hero Brian Jungen.

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