Steam_21 Bench by Bae Sehwa

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Steam_21 is a bench made of walnut and upholstered in leather. Created by Korean designer Bae Sehwa, the piece reimagines luxury in contemporary geometries and natural forms, blending resplendent, measured, and flowing elements. The fine lines bend like a river. At the same time, the shine of the wood brings sophistication to the organic styling and contrasts with the matte black leather. Currently on view at the Collective 2: Design Fair in New York City, the piece is part of the exhibit by the Los Angeles and Seoul-based Gallery Seomi.

Holly

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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