Ashphalt Recipes

16th June 2014

Asphalt is a low cost and over looked material that is mainly used for roads and roofing and is thought to be cheap and nasty material with little aesthetic value that sums up the urban landscape.

Through her project 'Asphalt Recipes' Ornella Stocco a furniture designer just graduating from the Royal College of Art is exploring a new found beauty in this cheap and abundant material.

Working with the material in an industrial manner she has created a primitive brutal range of interior products to include a mirror, bar stool and table. Each is designed to be simple enough for a Do-it-yourself range of products which require low tech tools and simple moulds.

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