Rarely is a piece of furniture this captivating.
The Samurai Chair by designer Seo Young Moon is optical illusion at its best. Your eyes tell you it is a fragile object, an illusion, yet it is indeed a stable and robust, functional piece. True to it s name , the chair appears sliced, as if a moment in time has been frozen as a samurai sword has sliced through the chair, splitting the form into a fragmented object.
In a world accustomed to photoshop, it feels like a doctored photo, not a real object at all. This is the magic that makes this piece so beautiful, simplicity in conception and execution yet it achieves maximum effect.
Clever, very clever…
No, your eyes aren’t deceiving you, Hermit is back!
This week we will explore some amazing designs that will indeed make you do a second take, third and fourth even! I have discovered some really interesting pieces that play with your perception of space. They tell your eyes and brain an opposing story, performing the impossible and hold the viewer entranced in a state of disbelief.
Prepare to be amazed!
1. Ink Blot Series Limited Editon Plates by We Love Kaoru / Everything Begins
2. Bias of Thoughts Bookshelf by ClarkeHopkinsClarke Architects
3. Shadow Chair by Duffy London
4. Illusion Skull by Tom Craven
5. Cube 7 Side Table by Rockman & Rockman
6. 90° vase by Cuatro Cuatros
Hello lovely readers,
Hermit will be taking a wee little break from blogging but will be back, and better than ever, in a couple of weeks time.
I would just like to take a moment to say a sincere thanks for taking the time to read my little blog!
Catch you on the flip side 🙂