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Wood casting by Hilla Shamia

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Apr 20, 2012 01:01 AM
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by Tyler last modified Apr 19, 2012

Israel-based product designer Hilla Shamia has created a fantastic juxtaposition with what she calls wood casting. I love how the molten aluminum has encased and moved through the natural tree trunk. The darkened or burnt edge where the aluminum meets the wood it a killer effect. “Wood casting is made from a whole tree trunk that [...]




 

 

Israel-based product designer Hilla Shamia has created a fantastic juxtaposition with what she calls wood casting. I love how the molten aluminum has encased and moved through the natural tree trunk. The darkened or burnt edge where the aluminum meets the wood it a killer effect.

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

“Wood casting is made from a whole tree trunk that enabled shamia to preserve the natural form of the piece while still having distinct boundaries in its creation. the square shape allows a sense of artificiality while leaving the memory of the material. Molten aluminum is poured directly onto the wooden the surface which burns the exterior. the plank is then cut lengthwise and inserted with a frame to define its final structure.”

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

Hilla Shamia modern furniture aluminum natural wood

http://www.hillashamia.com
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