XXY Door Series by Valentin Garal

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Valentin Garal’s XXY door series is a line of wooden doorknobs. The name XXY alludes to the doorknobs’ masculine-meets-feminine aesthetic. Handcrafted from ash-turned wood, the doorknobs’ simple elegance blends with rustic or sleek interiors.The doorknobs are produced upon request and sized to buyer specification.

(photography by Choche Gómez)



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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