By Aisha Al Sowaidi
BD Art Editions – Postcraft
Limited edition serie of 8 unique pieces + 2 prototype + 2 artist proof.
People shape cultures, and cultures shape lives. Each home, in each culture, creates a sense of belonging based on unique architecture, objects, traditions, and the people that inhabit it. The concept of this object to weave together these experiences. The hen, which in the past was found in most homes, providing eggs and meat, represents home and living. The candle holder brings a sense of home, whilst the hen standing on the egg, represents the transformed city. This is the story how the egg and the hen, the city and the culture, each formed the other in a cycle of creation, always posing the question: What came first?
24K gold plated cast brass claws and steel likn. Cement eggs.
21 x 12 x 30 cm
Hind Bint Majid al Qassimi
Casalto was created in 2017 in Brussels by architect Eric Willemart. The project was born from a childhood dream and combining by the love of beautiful materials with stacking games.
Distributed across into five collections, Casalto offers exclusive tables, lighting and accessories in earthenware, hand-blown glass, marble and precious metal.
Each collection will transport you into a world where imagination meets travel. Casalto will take you to Vienna, Havana, Saint-Malo, Paris or Soho. Our collections have been inspired by the atmospheres and spirit of these cities.
5 collections for resolutely different atmospheres. Welcome to the world of Casalto.
Although born and trained in Madrid, he was forged as a designer with Fabrica, the breeding ground of creativity run by Benetton near the Italian city of Treviso, where he arrived in 1997, when he had barely turned 24, to work under Oliviero Toscani, who would soon put him in charge of the design department. It was at Fabrica that he first worked with BD on the Mail Me project.
A company that has always attributed such great importance to the author of the designs could never forget the great figures in history. That is why the BD catalogue of contemporary creations has always included those by admired classical masters.
A sheep with a drawer in its stomach, a chair that wears heels, these truly surreal works of art could only come from the mind of Salvador Dalí. Pioneering, avant-garde provocateur, Surrealist, as famous for his personality as his work, a true icon, his legacy remains unrivalled in the current century.
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