Minimalist Concrete Candlestick

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This minimalist design by Studio Bas Van Der Veer is a candlestick made entirely of concrete. The tabletop decor is smooth and has a pleasant weight, just like a metal candlestick. Yet, the experimental material is matte and light gray by nature. Cast in a mold of 3D-printed silicone, the conceptual design balances new with old: concrete with candlestick and CAD technology with molded sculpture. The resulting pieces are lovely, functional, and refreshingly traditional.

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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