Magnetic Design

JVDW-09

The small dark, gothic side of my personality is fizzing at the aesthetics of this work. Architecture Meets Magnetism  is Jólan van deer Wiel’s latest experimentation with gravity and futurism. New to me, the Dutch designer is famed for his use of iron fillings as objects. Previously he has created stools, candlesticks and tables from hardening iron that has been formed by the pull of magnets (you can watch a demonstration by Wiel here). In this project, Wiel combines the magnetic forces of iron with clay, developing a special formula which he calls ‘Dragonstone’. Allowing the clay to act naturally … READ MORE >

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