Joris Laarman set up his work in the future. His works are made together with craftsmen, scientists and engineers. The philosophy is to add cultural meaning to technological progress and show the beauty of how things could work.
Since 2004 the works has been added to many renowned international museums like the MoMA, V&A, Centre Pompidou and recently the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam.
The dutch designer together with some of the best companies in this field like Flos, Vitra, Droog, Jaga and more. His bone furniture, I mean the pieces looking like bones rearranged in a cute way, are his most awareness ones.
This pieces are deserving attention at Museums wordwide. The pieces were actually formed by using an algorithm to translate the complexity, proportion and functionality of human bone and tree growth into a piece of furniture. It’s shape, which started out as a chunky block of material, was carved and altered just the way a bone would grow, into a branching series of supports, strong where they need to be and open where no material is necessary.
A translation of the human body structure to a chair!
Source: Joris Laarman