“Introducing this meticulous process to these photographs is a way nurturing a personal engagement with the memory of my mother’s family, using an aesthetic that slyly references contemporary crafts and ephemera like crystal encrusted smartphone covers that are ubiquitous in South East Asia. The series uses these portraits to collapse the past with the present, bridging tradition with modernity from a personal and universal perspective.”
*product design, furniture, seating, armchair, modern design, minimalism, grey* - Design studio MOWO created the Bufa chair. An attempt to find furniture pattern and a search of the new solution to replace the traditional upholstery. With the pull of the string on both sides, the proper pattern makes it possible to transform the two-dimensional felt into a spacial shape. The pleated material creates a spatial ornament curving the shape in the most genuine way.