About the Designer
Netherlands (1968 - )
Born in the Netherlands in 1968, Tord Boontje studied design at the Royal College of Art in London. Through his work, Boontje explores the juxtapositions of old and new, naturalizism and technology. He lived and worked in London until 1995 and currently lives in France, where he continues to work on his designs in his own studio which he founded in 2006. Boontje was nominated for designer of the year by Elle Decoration UK, and the Garland Light he designed for Artecnica won the awards for best light and readers choice for Future Classic.
Larger than life, Flora’s vine-like Metal Garland is an arresting architectural element. Crafted from 1/8” sheet metal, Flora can be twisted and turned to form your favorite arrangement, and is easily suspended by a wire cable. Suitable for indoor and outdoor use, Flora is designed to slowly tarnish over time, giving it an elegant, antique luster. Designed by Tord Boontje, this decorative accent is sure to bring a unique sense of style into any room.
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- Available in Copper and Stainless Steel
- Unfinished copper turns into patina with weathering
- Twist and turn to create your own design
- Indoor/outdoor use
- Hanging hardware provided
- Overall Dimensions: 144" H
Artecnica's mission is to elevate the purpose and value of everyday objects by using design to enchant, inspire and transform through the powerful tools of art and technology. Enchant - the unusual aesthetics of the object visually captivate the eye of the viewer; Inspire - an emotional attachment to the object develops while experiencing awe and stimulation, filling the heart; and Transform - excited and involved, the viewer's intellectual analysis evolves attitudes toward living environments, and ultimately life itself, intertwining the brain. Art represents the most personal expression of our design language, technology our unique application of materials, fabrication methods and techniques.
Artecnica's initial focus was on visual excitement, artistic expression and use of exciting shapes and colors. The "eye" was king. As Artecnica grew, the reward of pure visual excitement was joined by intense commitment to design. They then started traveling the world, where they began exploring and sharing experiences. Specialized vendors were selected and collaborations with designers, merchants and craftsmen had begun. This allowed Artecnica to explore new materials experimentally and spontaneously.
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