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  • may 29 - ongoing
    exhibition

    we had the pleasure to co-curate the new MAK Design Lab at the Museum of applied Arts in Vienna

    MAK Design Lab

  • may 28 - october 26, 2019
    exhibition

    we developed a new piece 'coalesque' for "the conversation show" currently on show at Design Museum Holon

    the conversation show

  • may 10 - january 20, 2020
    exhibition

    our project 'curiosity cloud' is part of the Cooper Hewitt Nature — Design Triennial in New York, which is co-organised and developed together with Cube Designmuseum in Kerkrade, NL

    Nature - Design Triennial - Cooper Hewitt

  • may 10 - january 20, 2020
    exhibition

    our 'curiosity cloud chandelier' is on show at the Cube Designmuseum.

    Nature - Design Triennial -Cube Designmuseum

  • may 10 - august 04, 2019
    exhibition

    Design by Time exhibition travelled further and with it our projects 'isochrone', 'day by day' and 'the idea of a tree' — currently on show at the Knoxville museum of art

    Design by Time

  • may 31 - june 23, 2019
    exhibition

    'the idea of a tree' is currently on show at the "design without borders" exhibition at the New Budapest Gallery in Hunagry

    design without borders

reversed volumes – leaves

a collection of plates that capture the imprint of a leaf

  • year 2014

  • category Products and Furniture

  • produced by

    PCM Design

ficus, dieffenbachia, monstera leaf imprint

reversed volumes plates are shaped by capturing the imprint of various leaves in an existing bowl. The space between the vessel and leaf is filled with casting material. Once dried, the leaf and the vessel are removed and what remains is a new object with both imprints.
They are replicated as food-safe and water proof resin objects. The plates are hand-crafted in a semi industrial process and this method allows slight variations in colour in order to achieve some variation within the series.  The reversed volumes series includes three different plates with imprints of following leaves: dieffenbachia, ficus elastica, monstera
The plates are an addition to the reversed volumes bowls and are produced by PCM Design since 2014.

main image above – image credit: Yara Varela for PCM Design

ficus elastica leaf imprint

dieffenbachia leaf imprint

monstera leaf imprint

The space between the vessel and leaf is filled with casting material.
Once dried, the leaf and the vessel are removed and what remains is a new object with both imprints.

making the imprint of a monstera leaf

white prototype cast of a ficus elastica leave and colour indication for production

detail of the dieffenbachia plate structure

  • material

    food-safe resin, food proof, dishwasher safe, NOT safe for microwave, NOT safe for oven

  • dimensions

    25 cm – 33 cm

  • production

    serial manufacturing, made in Spain

  • produced by

  • project assistance

    Julian Heckel