Blow-Up (Michelli, Knee-Highs) by Josephine Meckseper. 2006. .
Aesop’s Taxonomy of Design microsite looks at their unique stores around the world, the designers behind them and the objects in them.
“Taxonomy of Design is a digital compendium of our signature stores which pays tribute to the creative processes, materials and features that distinguish Aesop spaces, and to the designers and architects with whom we collaborate. This archive is intended not only to document the creation of Aesop stores but also to celebrate a unique approach to retail architecture and design that is respectful of community, culture and history.”
Italian Blu-Bo floor lamp by Gabetti & Isola. Adjustable curved nickel arch connected to a leather base and an abstract metal shade.
Via City Furniture.
Part of an ongoing anatomy project by Sean Smilie.
Featured in David’s latest project, ALL OF THE ABOVE currently on show at The Future Perfect in New York.
ALL OF THE ABOVE: is a highly connected group of objects with a common genealogy and a shared sense of place – it’s the play with materiality and context that has become the logotype of David Taylor’s work.
“When an old-school glazing company moved out of their space in my neighborhood and dumped a load aluminium scrap into a container next to my workshop it was like a gift from above…”
“There were piles of junk in the container but for me the aluminium pipes and profiles where the most interesting, some were pretty scratched up while others still had protective film wrapped round them. The guys who made the windows had retired so suddenly they had lots of material but nobody who knows how to use it…”