Excavated Vessels by Jeff Martin Joinery

                                                <a href="https://design-milk.com/excavated-vessels-by-jeff-martin-joinery/excavated-vessels-jeff-martin-0/" data-wpel-link="internal"><img src="https://design-milk.com/images/2018/06/Excavated-Vessels-Jeff-Martin-0-810x538.jpg" alt="Excavated Vessels by Jeff Martin Joinery" /></a>
                                While we&#8217;ve previously featured the work of <a href="http://jeffmartinjoinery.ca/"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Jeff Martin Joinery</a>, we&#8217;ve only seen his beautiful wooden furniture pieces. Now, the designer is exploring new mediums using scrap materials as inspiration in a series called <a href="http://jeffmartinjoinery.ca/EXCAVATED-VESSELS"  rel="noopener external noreferrer" data-wpel-link="external">Excavated Vessels</a>. The blown glass vessels are made using remnants from their cork casting processes used in the production of their furniture and mirrors.
Glass is blown into the cork molds filling the negative space as it expands and as the molds are removed, oxygen seeps in between the materials causing the surface of the cork to catch fire, thereby destroying the mold in the process. The finished piece isn’t revealed until it’s excavated from the cork so they never know what they’re going to get. The one-of-a-kind results resemble the textures found on mountain, glaciers, rocks, and glacier pools as if they were “hurled into outer space.”
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The Best from IDSwest 2015

The Best from IDSwest 2015 IDSwest took place this weekend after displaying a whole lot of design and presenting talks from Jonathan Adler, Orlando Soria, Tommy Smythe, and Philippe Malouin, to name a few. Design Milk was happy to have a presence there in the booth we curated called The LA Exchange, which stood alongside many of the great West Coast designers. Take a look at some of our favorites presented at this year’s IDSwest in Vancouver, British Columbia. IDSwest-Roundup-2015-1-Standard-Socket-urbancase Part of The New Frontier, presented by American Standard, this massive chandelier was created by Standard Socket and urbancase. IDSwest-Roundup-2015-2-Straight-Line-Design-House The Floating House Shelves, from Straight Line Design, bring a bit of modern architecture to your walls while also providing storage. IDSwest-Roundup-2015-3-Jeff-Martin-Zoe-Pawlak Designers Zoë Pawlak and Jeff Martin teamed up to present their work in which they collaborated on several new designs. IDSwest-Roundup-2015-4-Hinterland Hinterland Design had a beautifully lit booth full of their
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Zoë Pawlak x Jeff Martin Credenzas

Zoë Pawlak x Jeff Martin Credenzas Artist Zoë Pawlak and Jeff Martin of Jeff Martin Joinery, who we’ve featured at Westedge 2014, have launched a collection of artistic, hand-painted credenzas. ZoëPawlak-JeffMartin-Credenza-5 The classic credenza has a powder coated steel base, with a streamlined minimalist form. The front is where the credenza gets a unique spin. Zoe’s painting decorates the front, giving a sharp contrast between clean lines and a rich, lacquer coated front. ZoëPawlak-JeffMartin-Credenza-1 ZoëPawlak-JeffMartin-Credenza-3 ZoëPawlak-JeffMartin-Credenza-4 They debuted a first glimpse of their credenza at ICFF 2015.