SLURP

by Waiting for Ideas France

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Est delivery: Jan 15th, 2022
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Dimension LxWxH (cm): 50x48x105
Unique Pieces Material : Aluminum
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“She’s all that I need, I’m filling your cup up. With Sprite and codeine, she get me so high” A$AP ROCKY – Kissin’ Pink

For this chair, inspiration was found in the rap game. For a couple of years now, purple drank – also called lean – has been one of the favourite drinks/drugs of American rappers, including A$AP ROCKY who dedicated a song to it. It is a simple mix between sprite and codeine cough syrup which gives it that beautiful purple colour.

The chair represents an aluminium straw in a glass of Purple Drank. It is made of seven aluminium tubes bended and weld together. The entire chair is then polished multiples times to get its natural mirror effect. In addition, the chair gets a chemical treatment, and finally the purple colour is applied.

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Weight 15 kg
Dimensions 55 × 53 × 110 cm
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Waiting for Ideas

Established in 2017, Waiting For Ideas is a Creative Studio that captures moments through Art and Design.

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The body of work in this collection consists of pieces by Greek designers of the mainland and the diaspora, or international professionals who live and work in Greece. As a common theme we tackle the elusive notion of “Greekness” and how this transpires through the work of seemingly diverse and distinct individuals. In our attempt to define “Greekness”, we aim to raise questions about how this plays out in the work presented. How do Greek designers view their identity? Is it through their effort to decipher their heavy heritage? Is form important in order to achieve a predisposed classic elegance, or is a philosophical disposition towards shape more poignant? Could it be simply a resourcefulness and DIY ethic to make up for the absence of design infrastructure? How do Greek designers based abroad deal with their background? Could it be that they simply ignore it in order to finally free themselves? Is there a certain amount of innovation necessary in order to channel it into the new environment? Finally, how do foreign designers see their work influenced by their Greek surroundings? Is it the reference through the use of noble materials such as marble or the abundance of natural light that makes their work unquestionably Greek? Or could it be something else they were seeking when they decided to move here, something abstract like humour or drama? Could their arrival finally mean a departure from Greek heritage’s self-reference? The pieces that we present might seem ill-matched, but they share an important core element. They are confident in their narrative of a personal story of identity, that is either at peace or against the Greek archetype. Through this communication, they all describe a culturally mature and vibrant scene that is finally extroverted and coming of age.