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Design Sleuth: Faye Toogood's Bone Hardware for Izé

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 09, 2015 01:03 AM
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by Alexa Hotz last modified Oct 08, 2015

Designer Faye Toogood has the rare ability to balance morbidity with refinement. This is best seen in the interiors of her London house (note the skull beneath a pair of Perriand sconces) and in her own designs, her artwork verging on unsettling. In 2010 Toogood created the Sticks and Stones and Broken Bones series of hardware with European brand Izé and we've admired the knobs and hooks ever since. But more as objects—we're left wondering how they would look in situ without being too gimmicky. Toogood shows us. Above: The hardware on a door opening into Toogood's dining room. Photograph by Henry Bourne for T Magazine . Above: The Bone Lever Handle 1 is 5.5 inches long and available in all of the Izé finishes. Above: The Bone Lever Handle 2 , seen in Toogood's own home (top), is a little over five inches long. Above: The Bone Coat Hook 1 has two bones to hang items from. Above: The Bone Coat Hook 2 is a simple cross section resembling plated bone marrow. Above: The Skull Door Knocker is shown here in dark bronze. Above: The Drawer Pull Handle is a short bone, a little less than five inches in length. More from Toogoo's London house: Steal This Look: A Moody Minimalist London Bedroom Steal This Look: Designer Faye Toogood's Artful London Patio Greatest Hits: 12 Favorite Kitchens in the UK More Stories from Remodelista The Birds: 7 Rooms with Avian Accents Copy That: Altamura Canvas Sectional Table of Contents: Nightshade






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