Nougat Material Sample; Wood, polyurethane foam

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1007, Importance of the Obvious Collection, 2013

This series of benches and stools by Kollektiv Plus Zwei evokes the sensory table. The designers layered wood, plastic, foam, and resin and cut them like cakes and nougat. A stool's strata of colored resin resemble hard sugar candy. A bench made of layered foam and polystyrene conjures an ice cream finger topped with nonpareils.

Matthias Borowski (German, born 1983), Kollektiv Plus Zwei (Vienna, Austria, founded 2014); Courtesy of Kollektiv Plus Zwei

Importance of the Obvious Collection

  • Bench, Yellow-Rosa Pie Cut with Crumbs
  • Stool, Bon Bon
  • Stool, Nougat
  • Bench, Foam Roll

Sensory Material Samples

  • Sensory Material Samples, 2013
  • Unwrapped Chocolate Material Sample
  • Pink Gum Material Sample
  • Rosa Sour Laces Material Sample
  • Milky Cloud Material Sample
  • Nougat Material Sample
  • Cabbage Chair (rolled)
  • pleated, resin-coated and rolled paper.
  • Gift of nendo and Friedman Benda Gallery.
  • 2016-17-1
  • Pastilli Rocking Chair
  • molded fiberglass-reinforced polyester.
  • Gift of The Lake St. Louis Historical Society.
  • 2001-31-2
  • Egg Chair Chair
  • carbon fiber resin composite, titanium alloy.
  • Gift of Pankl Praezisionstechnik GmbH.
  • 1996-43-1

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