gentleman’s desk


an archival legacy work commemorating a client’s father’s 60th birthday in the form of a desk.

 

profile


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essence


meetings with the clients daughter and then one week on location in russia to understand and document his life to date.

 

development


6 months in development. aspects of his life as a child and working man as well as his passions and his family are layered throughout the desk in secret drawers, hidden compartments and and engraved tableaus.

 

manifestation


a 2m x 1m x 1m desk made in bronze, tramazite, timber and leather, full of bespoke features tailored around the life of the client.