Geenen + Hoon at Aram Gallery

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September 26, 2011
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  The show was filled with artifacts detailing the design process of both men.
    The show was filled with artifacts detailing the design process of both men.
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  Models for chairs by Bram Geenen.
    Models for chairs by Bram Geenen.
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  A mock-up of a stool by Geenen.
    A mock-up of a stool by Geenen.
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  Components and experiments that would eventually become Il Hoon’s pendant lamp.
    Components and experiments that would eventually become Il Hoon’s pendant lamp.
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  By pulling a vertical bar at the center of Il Hoon’s lamp, the user can alter the direction of the light to make it more diffuse or directed.
    By pulling a vertical bar at the center of Il Hoon’s lamp, the user can alter the direction of the light to make it more diffuse or directed.
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  A coffee table designed by Il Hoon beside the machine-like mold used to create its elastic forms.
    A coffee table designed by Il Hoon beside the machine-like mold used to create its elastic forms.
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  Here's a detail of the form used to shape the oozing top and legs of Il Hoon’s coffee table. The shape of the table actually illustrates the nature of the forces acting on its surfaces.
    Here's a detail of the form used to shape the oozing top and legs of Il Hoon’s coffee table. The shape of the table actually illustrates the nature of the forces acting on its surfaces.
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  More experiments into form and physics by Bram Geenen.
    More experiments into form and physics by Bram Geenen.
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  Geenen isn’t just “making up shapes.” He is choosing forms deliberately, and they often articulate the physics that is invisible to the naked eye.
    Geenen isn’t just “making up shapes.” He is choosing forms deliberately, and they often articulate the physics that is invisible to the naked eye.
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  Formal and material experiments, one of which was used to make a ceramic material both stronger and lighter.
    Formal and material experiments, one of which was used to make a ceramic material both stronger and lighter.
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  A small table by Hoon that allows visitors to see how the finished product was constructed from molded parts.
    A small table by Hoon that allows visitors to see how the finished product was constructed from molded parts.
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  In nature, form follows function naturally, which is Hoon’s preoccupation in the series of tabletops shown at the Aram Gallery.Don't miss a word of Dwell! Download our  FREE app from iTunes, friend us on Facebook, or follow us on Twitter!
    In nature, form follows function naturally, which is Hoon’s preoccupation in the series of tabletops shown at the Aram Gallery.

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