studio b severin

Flowers and fruit are symbols of beauty, youth, and pleasure. Simultaneously, in their decay, they become reminders of life's brevity and the inevitability of death. VANITAS is a series of rubber vases which reinterprets this concept for the context of the modern household, acknowledging both beauty and transience of life.

Trying to capture the beauty of each stage of life, each vase is inspired by the form and colors of withering flowers. Their production process utilizes 3D printing, rubber rotation casting, and freehand modeling to produce a flowing, matte surface overlayed with a sparkling pattern of jewel-like dots.

“Revealing the relationships between people and objects is the aim of our approach. It allows us to see ourselves as part of a bigger picture - a complex system - we belong to and live in.” (Severin)…

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