Series of concrete objects


Concrete form


Fabric mould


Detail of fabric impression


Fossils

10th September 2010

With concrete as a key material of choice and a big trend for volume and process dictating form it is not surprising that I keep finding designers who are pushing the boundaries of manufacture and concrete.

'Fossils' is the production method given for casting concrete in a fabric mould by Ofir Zucker a recent graduate from Shenkar College, Tel a Viv.

Devising his own method of casting concrete into a soft fabric mould, the results offer up a very organic aesthetic almost showing a level of fluid movement in the forms.

Due to the textile used for the moulds Zucker is able to stretch, fold and distort the form resulting in a family of organic yet structured objects.

The fabric imprint and seams embossed in the concrete add the interest in these objects.

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