4 Black Smoke Chairs Maarten Baas
Furniture finished with fire. The beauty and character of burned wood is now captured in a long lasting material, creating the strange sensation of sitting on burnt furniture Maarten Baas interpreted his fascination for the element fire with a groundbreaking approach. Capturing the burning flames into the solidity of wood. Each chair is unique due to this exceptional production process. Just like the Phoenix, the Smoke objects are reborn from their ashes, gaining new vitality and beauty in a very unusual way. We have 4 of these Dining Chairs to pass on to a good home due to a downsize, they have mostly been in a formal dining room that was hardly ever used so although a few years old they are almost like new with 2 or 3 very small signs of wear and tear. Material wise they are Burnt wood finished with epoxy resin, fire retardant foam, leather upholstery. Every chair is totally unique.
Material: LeatherDimensions (cm): W 72 cm x L 72 cm x H 105 cm
Condition: Like New
The Design / Brand
Maarten Baas (1978) is a Dutch designer, who graduated from the Design Academy Eindhoven in 2002. His studio is based in ‘s-Hertogenbosch (NL).
Baas is considered one of the most influential artist designers of the early twenty-first century. His works straddle boundaries between art and design. He occupies a unique position in the field, embodying conceptual art, craftsmanship, installation, public space and performance into his oeuvre. He’s known for his rebellious, intellectual, theatrical and artistic style. Baas’ most renowned works are Smoke, Clay and Real Time, that gave him instant worldwide recognition.
In 2009, he was named ‘Designer of the Year’ at Design Basel/ Miami. In 2012, the New York Times listed both Smoke and Clay in its ‘Top 25 Design Classics of the Future’. In 2016, Baas won the Artprize for his Real Time Sweepers clock.
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