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Pascale De Backer
Empty thoughts

 
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Books are disappearing in our society. This design is an homage to "the book". Empty Thoughts is a small side table made of handmade white book pages. The mirror underneath reflects the pages, which respond to the air and seem to wave. The glass on top is removable, easy to bring drinks around. Dimensions: diameter 48 cm x H 30 cm Material: handmade white books - mirror - glass Color: white (other colors on request) Producer: handmade
Pascale De Backer

Pascale De Backer
Pascale De Backer (born 1981) is a Belgian designer, interior architect and a maker of dreams. In 2007 she graduated for Design & Fine Arts at the Gerrit Rietveld Academy in Amsterdam. She did her internship with designer Denis Santachiara in Milan. In 2009, 2011 and 2013 Pascale De Backer was selected with her designs for Salone Satellite Milan. She was also selected for Biennale Interieur Kortrijk, Maison & objet Paris, 3th Price A Haven in The City Royal Academy of Arts London, Avverati A Dream come true Cosmit Citroën in Via Montenapoleone Milan, Meet my Project Paris and Milan, Shortlisted Happy LED life Award International Design Biennale Gwangju Korea, La Biennale di Venezia Global Art Affairs Foundation, Mintshop Design Gallery London, Salone Satellite The Best 20 Years of New Creativity 2017 Milan, Permanent Collection Design Museum Gent, ... Pascale De Backer creates poetic designs suspended between art and functionality. Her aim is to give design not only its functional approach but also a conceptual dimension, giving people a new perspective that stimulates their thinking about meaning and content. She creates objects, spaces, installations, where one can isolate from the world around and go through an experience where nature, light, material and sound can nourish and expand our soul. " For me design is poetry: I make objects that radiate poetry; that illuminate the soul. I want to create icons that are rare, powerful and meaningful. Creations that are not only the object you see, but that reveal a deeper essence. My objects have to surprise the world: one has to wonder first, like a child who for the first time sees the Moon and awes. I want people to think about the meaning... I want to break with convention and to approach design from an unexpected point of view..."

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