ISSUE 44  |  Black Furnishings

Furniture: Maarten Baas “Where There’s Smoke”

October 28, 2008 6:38 PM

BY Julie Carlson

Dutch designer Maarten Baas achieves the ebonized patina on his one-off furniture creations via fire; he takes a blowtorch to vintage tables, chairs, and cupboards and burnishes the remains with an epoxy resin. The results are eerie and strangely beautiful. Go to Moss to view pieces.