news
  • 08 september - 08 december 2018
    exhibition

    Our 'the idea of a tree' project is part of the exhibiton 'Neue Urbane Produktion' at Halle 14 in Leipzig. Exhibition is curated by tri.polis

    Halle 14

  • from 25 september onwards
    window installation at Hermés in Osaka

    our new window installation for Hermès in Osaka will be installed by the end of the month

  • 2018
    acquisition

    our project 'colour breeze' which was developed for the 'play'-exhibition by the British Crafts Council is now part of their collection

    colour breeze

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