Collaboration with Made A Mano
After being asked to collaborate with NanaKi Bonfires of Made a Mano to create an altar for this years Wallpaper handmade exhibition, Sabine really wanted to go big. Pushing all the limits and boundaries of Made A Mano lava stone . A heavy theme deserves a heavy object, without too much religious connotations. It was the perfect excuse to dream big and create something unexpected.
Pushing the limits of the lava stone production processes, the altar is a grand gesture. The largest possible slab of glazed lava stone produceable by Made a Mano seems to float above the ground effortlessly, held in place by an almost invisible glass box. A heavy iconic object where materials are tested and applied in ways which defy common use and expectation; a pure focus and exploitation on materiality and production process. Glass is used as the structural base, where the lava stone.
Stone and glass