THE CURIO – Astrid Tolnov

Astrid Tolnov (1985) graduated from the Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts of Design with a MA in (Furniture) Design, 2016. Tolnov works with uncommon, atypical materials and compositions, forcing herself into unpredictable processes and design solutions. She works with form and materials in experimental ways, but always with a clear focus on functionalism. For From Fiber to Form she has developed a new material of mixed fibers and water, which is shaped in a self-developed molding tool. The stool visually embodies traces of the classic stool, but gains a one-off expression with its unique textile appearance.

 

WORK
From Fiber to Form (2016)
Recycled cotton fibers, recycled polyester Bico-fibers

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS
2016 – Re_Form Design Biennale, Kinfolk Gallery (DK)
2015/16 – Kvinder i Dansk Møbeldesign, Trapholdt (DK)
2014 – London Design Festival, TENT (UK)
2014 – Milan Furniture Fair (IT)

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