Felix Muhrhofer Contemporary Terrazzo Table With Corroded Steel Construction

Felix Muhrhofer Contemporary Terrazzo Table With Corroded Steel Construction

Felix Muhrhofer Contemporary Terrazzo Table With Corroded Steel Construction

£9,813.00
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About this item

"Admiral - series: John, Frank & Lisa" - side table by Austrian designer Felix Muhrhofer made of terrazzo and resin with constructions out of corroded steel.
Felix Muhrhofer´s ADMIRAL series is easily recognized by it´s boldly shaped frame construction. One of the objects from the series composes itself of three individual tables, each in height varying. It functions as nesting tables in their united presentation but can also be presented separately or in a loose cluster. Noticeable in comparison with other series is the usage of bold architectonic elements within the design of the frame, which comes across as a mixture of Gothic nave and elements of Brutalism. For the Terrazzo Muhrhofer chooses a color spectrum that does not contrast the corroded steel of the frame but one that rather complements it. He applies these principles to his bar which is also part of the ADMIRAL family and proves his ability to transfer the form and its defining elements into other pieces.
About the designer:
Felix Muhrhofer, born in Vienna in 1975, studied at the University of Applied Arts Vienna and in Barcelona at Elisava Industrial/Interior Design. After graduation he set up his first workshop in a friend’s garage, where he focused on the practical implementation of his designs and checked their tactile quality, esthetic appearance as well as their feasibility. Felix Muhrhofer expanded his craftsmanship in skills like welding, soldering, woodturning, casting and grinding stones to experimentally develop new methods of form and shape finding with this knowledge. In fact, innovative processing techniques and material combinations emerged from these techniques leading to several patent applications.
One of the first products manufactured in small series was a kitchen module system with terrazzo countertops and sinks made from one piece. In order to test their practicality, Felix Muhrhofer actually founded Vienna’s first cooking club (Kühnplatz in the district Wieden). It became a unique space for creative exchange over the past 12 years. In this time, he created the so-called “Magic Wall”, an active magnetic terrazzo wall for the vertical storage of all ferrous items such as pots, knives, pans, keys.
Moreover, Felix Muhrhofer designed the stage set for the inauguration of Muth in 2012 (Vienna’s new venue for music and theatre and the Vienna Boys’ choir concert hall, “Wiener Sängerknaben”). He was further in charge of the internationally known R&Bar architecture as well as for the Obizzi showroom and workshop of the goldsmith Stefanie Derhaschnig which opened in 2018.
The former garage workshop turned into a new creative spot, after moving twice, he settled down in a courtyard building in Vienna (Nußdorf). However, the place is bursting at the seams due to the growing demand and he is again searching for a new space for his creations.

Additional dimensions information:

Frank W 75 x D 34 x H 37 cm Lisa W 66 x D 23 x H 31 cm

Dimensions

W85.0 x H43.0 x D45.0 cm

Condition

New

Wear condition

Excellent

Date of manufacture

2010s

Place of origin

Austria

Period

21st Century

VAT status

Seller is VAT registered

SKU

97693401
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