AMUN RA This one’s gilding metal and silver. What better inspiration for a chair than Amun-Ra, the carrier of the sun disc . . . Amun-Ra was a prominent character in the ancient Egyptian parthenon of gods. “All forms of life were believed to have been created by Ra, who called each of them into existence … Read more
ZEN Design 1984. Made in metal and marble, the lamp is halogen. Height: 210 cm. Zen floor lamp. The lamp is located within the end of the metal tube and illuminates the metal plate reflecting light in to the room. The direction of the light and luminance into the room can be changed by rotating … Read more
EZEKExecutive Desks Prototype design and manufacture: Gary Morga Design Materials: glass, metal, imitation lizard skin, possibly crocodile skin, including cable management. Furniture, to serve as a reminder of our common, primal origins, of our humanity and spirit. That we can have either spirit or ego but not both, it’s one or the other.
Fortuna España Acrylic paint, 22ct gold leaf and mirror on canvas, 1993, 150cm x 90cm. Postmodern Furniture Design Spain, throughout history, has been a collection of provinces, like much of Europe. Rivalry between regions encouraged competition, pride and machismo. There’s religion, a significant element of Spanish culture and loyalty to the local aristocracy. The Moors … Read more
Laissez-faire Capitalism Gun Cabinetwith three cupboards and three drawers. Laissez-faire capitalism sucks up the earth’s natural resources and through processes of labour transforms them, into wealth, for the few, while causing hardship for many and even death. The promise of the production of utility that benefits the masses has been exploited to the extreme by … Read more
Sils MariaPostmodern Design Sils Maria is a small village in the Swiss alps. It’s clean and the air is fresh. Friedrich Nietzsche went there to get away from the dirt and smog of the city, it was somewhere he could rest and be himself. An ideal subject, Sils Maria Postmodern Design begun. Nietzsche, a brilliant philosopher, … Read more