news
  • June
    new commission

    We are very happy that the MK&G Hamburg (museum for arts and crafts) commissioned the "riparian cloud" for their permanent collection which includes species which are extinct or endangered in the area of Hamburg.

    MK&G Hamburg

  • June 12th - Jan 9th 2022
    exhibition

    Our commissioned 'riparian cloud' is on show at the "Heimaten" exhibition at the MK&G Hamburg. The exhibition is curated by Amelie Klein

    MK&G Hamburg

  • May 25th - Oct. 3rd
    exhibition

    our project "ratio-s" is part of the "Climate Care" exhibition at the MAK during the Vienna Biennale.

    MAK Vienna

  • april 09th - sept. 12th 2021
    exhibition

    "colourful kinaesthesa"
    The workshop results from our 2019 workshop in Boisbuchet are travelling with the "Colour and the Senses" exhibition to Lille.

    COLORS, ETC.

  • april 01st – august 15th, 2021
    exhibition

    "Design by Time exhibition" — currently on show at the The Museum of Craft and Design in San Francisco.
    With it our projects 'isochrone', 'day by day' and 'the idea of a tree'

    design by time

  • 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

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

  • team

    Katharina Mischer, Thomas Traxler, Julian Heckel