studio pastina x Johnson tsang
The realist sculptural techniques that is a signature of the Hong-Kong based artist Johnson Tsang's work, capture the surreal fantasies of his lucid dream and were implemented by Studio Pastina in an oversized sideboard collection upholstered in velvet. The ultra-soft texture and bold shapes give a unique identity with elements that recall Johnson Tsang’s iconic codes. SQUISHY Collection demonstrates the possibilities offered by pushing the limits of design.
Structure | Wood and upholstered in velvet
Finishes | Steel
Width 160.0 cm | 38.6 in
Depth 60.0 cm | 15.0 in
Height 176.5 cm | 18.9 in
Based in Rome, Studio Pastina collaborates with brands, private clients and galleries, always applying a personal design vision and working on a wide range of projects, involving product and furniture design, interiors and art direction. Works by Studio Pastina have been exhibited at Maxxi, Salone del Mobile, Ambiente, La Biennale di Venezia and many other design events and they are regularly published in the most important international design magazines.
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studio pastina x johnson tsang
Studio Pastina x Johnson Tsang
The result of a creative conversation between Studio Pastina and the distinguished artist Johnson Tsang, the collection for Behspoke - represents a fusion of identities and cultures of the Italian Design studio and the Hong-Kong based artist.
Born in Hong Kong, Tsang’s works mostly employ realist sculptural techniques accompanied by surrealist imagination. In 2002, Tsang started to represent versatile splashes with ceramics. He created the Yuanyang series, which were then collected by the Hong Kong Museum of Art and the Yingge Ceramics Museum of Taiwan. During the past decade, Tsang continues to develop his techniques in capturing the instantaneous moment of splashes with white porcelain and stainless steel. In 2011 and 2012, Tsang’s works, “Bowls of Fantasy” and “Splash of Wonder”, were awarded the Special Prize of Korea Gyeonggi, International Ceramix Biennale 2011, International Competition and Grand Prize of 2012 and Taiwan International Ceramics Biennale. Tsang is the first Chinese artist to have received both of these two prestigious international ceramics awards.
When we go to sleep, where do we really go?
Maybe when we’re dreaming…
we’re more lucid than when we are awake.
THE STORY BEHIND