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Gradient Mashrabiya Sideboard, 2012

Hand crafted oak
57 1/2 × 14 3/5 × 35 in
146 × 37 × 89 cm
Edition 6/10 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
Athens
About the work
Carwan Gallery
Athens

Studio mischer‘traxler teamed up with an expert woodworker in Lebanon to redefine the constructive …

Studio mischer‘traxler teamed up with an expert woodworker in Lebanon to redefine the constructive system of the traditional mashrabiyas: delicate wooden window screens often found in Middle Eastern architecture. Inspired by the process of lathing the small wooden parts for mashrabiyas, mischer›traxler focused on …

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Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler met at the Design Academy Eindhoven and have been partners—professional and personally—ever since. Their innovative design practice combines the handmade with technology, with a constant eye on sustainability and respect for nature. Along with furniture and household objects—like the Limited Fungi shelves with models of endangered Austrian fungi—the Vienna-based duo envisions conceptual production processes, which sometimes take the shape of kinetic devices. Their award-winning work often requires the presence of an audience, as in their mirrors that work only when two or more people are in front of them or an automated basket-making machine that applies a darker hue depending one how many observers are in the room.

Studio mischer‘traxler, ‘Gradient Mashrabiya Sideboard’, 2012, Carwan Gallery
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About the work
Carwan Gallery
Athens

Studio mischer‘traxler teamed up with an expert woodworker in Lebanon to redefine the constructive …

Studio mischer‘traxler teamed up with an expert woodworker in Lebanon to redefine the constructive system of the traditional mashrabiyas: delicate wooden window screens often found in Middle Eastern architecture. Inspired by the process of lathing the small wooden parts for mashrabiyas, mischer›traxler focused on …

Medium
Design/Decorative Art
Studio mischer‘traxler
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Katharina Mischer and Thomas Traxler met at the Design Academy Eindhoven and have been partners—professional and personally—ever since. Their innovative design practice combines the handmade with technology, with a constant eye on sustainability and respect for nature. Along with furniture and household objects—like the Limited Fungi shelves with models of endangered Austrian fungi—the Vienna-based duo envisions conceptual production processes, which sometimes take the shape of kinetic devices. Their award-winning work often requires the presence of an audience, as in their mirrors that work only when two or more people are in front of them or an automated basket-making machine that applies a darker hue depending one how many observers are in the room.

Gradient Mashrabiya Sideboard, 2012

Hand crafted oak
57 1/2 × 14 3/5 × 35 in
146 × 37 × 89 cm
Edition 6/10 + 2AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Location
Athens
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