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Mon 25.2.

‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO (CZ)

Posted by Walter Phillips on 25.02.2013 - Tagged as:

'Cut-out Prints' by OKOLO: Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy

‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO: Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy

A series of mid-century coffee, and low, tables are preserved and presented in a fresh new way in Czech design collective OKOLO’s ‘Cut-out Prints’.

 

 

'Cut-out Prints' by OKOLO: 1. George Nakashima, Minguren coffee table, 1980s, USA. 2. Gio Ponti, Custom coffee table from Villa Arreaza, Caracas, 1954, Italy, Venezuela. 3. Gio Ponti, Coffee table, 1950s, Italy. 4. Poul Kjaerholm, PK 61 coffee table for E. Kold Christensen, 1956.

‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO: 1. George Nakashima, Minguren coffee table, 1980s, USA. 2.
Gio Ponti, Custom coffee table from Villa Arreaza, Caracas, 1954, Italy, Venezuela. 3.
Gio Ponti, Coffee table, 1950s, Italy. 4. Poul Kjaerholm, PK 61 coffee table for E. Kold Christensen, 1956.

“Something between artwork, poster and illustration, this series of Cut-out prints documents some of the mid-century coffee and low tables designed by Gio Ponti, Gabriella Crespi, George Nakashima, Paul Kjaerholm and many others in very simple 2D shapes.” says OKOLO.

 

 

'Cut-out Prints' by OKOLO: 5. Edward Wormley, Coffee table for Dunbar, 1964, USA. 6. Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy. 7. Luther Conover, Coffee table, 1955, USA.8. Greta Magnusson Grossman, Coffee table for Glenn of California, 1952, USA.

‘Cut-out Prints’ by OKOLO: 5. Edward Wormley, Coffee table for Dunbar, 1964, USA. 6. Gabriella Crespi, Coffee table, 1970s, Italy. 7. Luther Conover, Coffee table, 1955, USA.8. Greta Magnusson Grossman, Coffee table for Glenn of California, 1952, USA.

“It is our graphic homage to the formal mastery of the modernist design in a fresh contemporary way.” Photos by Matěj Činčera, Jaroslav Moravec and Ondřej Přibyl.

 

to the OKOLO website

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