Oneseo Choi: Wallpaper* Subsequent Generation 2022

Industrial components inspire Oneseo Choi’s furniture collection

Our Up coming Era 2022 showcase shines a mild on 22 exceptional graduates from around the globe, in 7 resourceful fields. In this article, we profile Oneseo Choi, a home furniture layout graduate from Hanyang University, South Korea

Originally from the industrial town of Suwon, South Korea, designer Oneseo Choi recalls expanding up surrounded by skyscrapers and making internet sites, a recurring view that formed his aesthetic and strategy to design. 

‘The key inspiration of my operate arrives from my romance with nature. In unique, for me, mother nature is recognised as the buildings and building websites in the industrial town where by I grew up,’ he describes. ‘Due to this influence, industrial products are applied as main components for my function.’

‘Pattern of Industry’ furnishings series by Oneseo Choi

As a student on the Technoproduct structure course at Hanyang University, Seoul, Choi put in two several years acquiring a human body of work influenced by the industrial milieu of his upbringing. The ‘Pattern of Industry’ series comprises home furnishings types these types of as benches, vases, lamps, chairs, tables and plinth-like multi use buildings.

The collection is a demonstration of Choi’s solution to design: his functions, he clarifies, start off from exploring the bodily and aesthetic homes of a materials, and producing a purpose and form from there.

The items in ‘Pattern of Industry’ are designed from aluminium profiles (normally showing up in compositions of yellow, blue and black tinted material, or merged with glass and wooden), utilised both to construct the furniture’s composition and surfaces and as decoration, as their edges turn out to be the setting up point for a distinctive pattern running by means of the selection. 

The modular home furniture styles, the designer points out, convert aluminium things used all through industrial websites ‘into a new aesthetic substance’. The very simple design of each piece is enlivened by the geometric motifs of the cross-segment profiles.

‘The task delivers scalability, as the items are created by assembly strategy,’ adds Choi. ‘A useful advantage of aluminium profiles.’

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