XiangSheng' Cabinet by Studio MVW, 2016
The ‘XiangSheng' Cabinet is an elegant collectible design work that combines surfaces in brushed bronze, with a very refined champagne color, and surfaces in oxidized bronze with an intense brown patina. It is part of the ‘XiangSheng’ furniture collection by much acclaimed duo Studio MVW, founded in Shanghai by Chinese designer Xu Ming and French architect Virginie Moriette. This work is produced in a limited edition of 8 pieces + 4 artist proofs. Pricing does not include 20% VAT applicable in the EU only. At the heart of ‘XiangSheng’ is an exploration into how solid and void can join in perfect unity to become functional, useful, and inspirational. In the West, a solid object is seen in terms of material and form and admired for that. In the East, the concept of the void is meaningful, and can be traced back to Taoist philosophy to represent the spirit empty of thought, a quiet, patient place from which the subliminal can flow. As such, their design sensitively crosses cultures, connecting Eastern and Western aesthetics and practices in a collection which has earned mutual appeal. Known for its sculptural, architectural forms and ability to subtly connect contemporary Western and Eastern aesthetics, Studio MVW has won numerous awards in Asia and Europe, including the Architectural Digest AD 100 Design Talents Award (2017, 2015 and 2013) and the Wallpaper* Design Award (2018, 2014).
85H x 220W x 45D
33,46H x 86,61W x 17,72D
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