Furniture items aid in the signifying of the phenomenology of home. Certain furniture items, such as a coat rack, delineate the threshold between work/public life and home/private life. The act of arriving home helps us to separate these two worlds and to feel safe in our intimate surroundings.
The wedge stand is a coat/hat rack based around creating awareness of a physical interaction, with an object, that is otherwise overlooked. It is getting the user to slow down and to appreciate the activity of using a coat rack and creating a connection or bond between object and user.
A timber peg wedges into a series of scallops in a central timber pole offering the user to customise how they use the coat rack. The angle and heights of the scallops are positioned in relation to the human body, and the different items that will be placed on the rack.
The wedge stand can be assembled/disassembled for shipping, as well as repair if necessary, with no tools required. Materials that are able to develop?a patina, as well as put up with the rigors of everyday use, have been used in order to increase the longevity of the product.
Wedge is manufactured by industry within Tasmania utilising local resources and skills.
Material: Blackwood, Powder-coated Steel with multiple colours available.
Dimension: Overall 1800mm H x 310mm W x 310mm D
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