Ashes Vases by Birgit Severin
by Ted Savage / February 10, 2014
Withering: Ashes Vases by Birgit Severin is a series of full and progressively collapsed rubber vessels, exploring the brevity of life and the inevitably of death through the symbolism of withering, as in flowers, fruits, vases.

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Details: The production process involves "3D printing, rubber rotation casting and freehand modelling to produce a flowing, matte surface overlayed with a sparkling pattern of jewel-like dots."


Designer: Birgit Severin, based in Berlin, has a Masters in Contextual Design from Design Academy Eindhoven, and a Masters in Cognitive Neuroscience from Maastricht University.


Source: spotted at the 2014 Ambiente exhibition in Frankfurt.

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