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  • dec. 8th 2020 - april 5th 2021
    exhibition

    BOLD AND FREE!
    The Invasion of Hidden Objects - the second cooperation with the MAK Vienna. Creative approaches to masterpieces of applied Arts once again convey the diversity of the MAK Collection in an unconventional and imaginative way.

    bold and free /MAK

  • march 13, 2020- february 21, 2021
    exhibition showing colourful kinaesthesia and the idea of a tree

    "Kleureyck -Van Eyck’s Colours in Design" at the Design Museum Gent one the idea of a tree bench and our contribution "colourful kinaesthesia" – highlighting the results of a wonderful Boisbuchet workshop from last summer are on show.

    design museum Gent

  • oct. 2nd - february 2021
    new project / exhibition

    our project ratio is currently on show with the travelling exhibition "MADE IN" at the Werkraum Bregenzerwald MADE IN: Crafts - Design Narratives

  • 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

a collection of bowls that captures the imprint
of real fruits or vegetables

  • year 2013

  • category Products and Furniture

  • produced by

    PCM design

reversed volumes drawings

reversed volumes are shaped by capturing the imprint of fruits and vegetables in an existing bowl. The space between a bowl from the flea-market and a fruit or vegetable is filled with casting material. Once dried, the vegetable and the bowl are removed and what re-mains is a new object with both imprints. The imprints are replicated as food-safe and water proof resin objects. They 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 vessel highlight the various surfaces of nature and help to look at them from a different perspective. They can be used for all kinds of food. The small bowls are ideal for ice-cream and desserts, the aubergine works perfectly for serving olives, the melon for fruits and the cabbage is big enough for salads. The bowls were  initially designed for FoodMarketo in 2010. After some months of small batch production within the studio, the project was developed further for serial production. Since 2013, they are produced and edited by PCM Design and available in selected shops worldwide
and in PCM’s online shop.

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

cauliflower

cauliflower imprint

‟After a month of producing reversed volumes bowls
we couldn’t eat any more cauliflower…”

cauliflower bowl

melon

set of four reversed volumes

The reversed volumes series includes ten different bowls with imprints of following fruits and vegetables:
apple, lemon, orange, cherimoya, pepper, aubergine, napa cabbage, sugar melon, cauliflower and cabbage.

eggplant

orange

cherimoya

set of reversed volumes

little lemon bowl

colour tests in order to define colours that would go well with the selected fruits and vegetables of the reversed volumes bowl series, 2013

casting a prototyp of an aubergine

  • material

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

  • dimensions

    10 cm – 22 cm

  • produced by
  • collection

    Philadelphia Museum of Art, USA

  • awards

    – Dwell modern world award 2011 (nomination), USA