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CMF trend: Unfinished finishes


on October 11 2011

Over the last year or two the design world has favoured the organic finishes nature offers us. But recently we have noticed this taking an extreme turn, as designers create a hyper-raw aesthetic that is both hideous and intriguingly beautiful at the same time.

Pascal Smelkis’ chandeliers for his “Kaarsrecht” series, shown at Milan design week this year is anti-perfection; creating unruly forms and textures.

Metro cabinet (above) and side table (below) by Will Shannon, mixes papier maché and turned wood; smooth and rough.


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