"Fluctuation 8" wall/floor piece

by TOS Iceland

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Est delivery: Oct 5th, 2021
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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 99x7x99
Unique Pieces Material : Fibercement
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Description

The starting point of this project was the designers love of cement.

This piece is a part of a larger collection named Fluctation and includes 20 pieces made of untreated 5 mm thick cement sheet. Each piece is uniqe and hand-crafted by the designers themselves. The fiber-cement is from Swiss Pearl, a cement factory in Switzerland. The material, traditionally used as facade cladding and roof tiles, has unique properties in terms of strength, moldability and texture. The molding process – at first random and unforced – allows the character of the material to shine through and influence the end product.

The pieces can be placed on a wall or the floor and in any direction. It is up to the user and the space what works best. If mounted on wall 4-5 L shape right angle screws are recommended (provided with piece).

The collection consists of pieces fluctuating between organic and geometric shapes, between soft and hard expression, the surface it lies on and the space around it.

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Weight 22 kg
Dimensions 120 × 35 × 120 cm
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TOS

Reykjavík based duo, Hildur Steinþórsdóttir & Rúna Thors, who represent TOS, started working together in 2011. Being trained in the field of Architecture, Design and Fine Art they focus on spaces, objects and curation. They approach their projects through dialogue and exploration where the material and the process lead them to new knowledge and morphology.

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Often the ordinary and visible present becomes vague and forgotten. Analogue experiences have boiled down to a minimum during the last years. We are currently in a situation where much of our regular rhythm was interrupted, the everyday was frozen and almost disappeared for a while. It became particularly evident how the environment we are functioning in, what we have or possess, matters. Layers of the past provide a means to describe the world and rethink the evident. Remembering and untangling the past and the local provides a captivating perspective through types of objects, materials, and methods of making. The Estonian collection, “Revisiting the Past”, is based on tracking the everyday and the conventional, translating observations, reconsiderations, and hints of the past into contemporary design. More than ever, the future is about rethinking the present and the past, of what we have and need. The past is heavily coded in our future.