Media Cabinet

A media credenza in solid cherry. The front faces are sections of a cone (curved and angled), and made from selected solid cherry pieces milled to form the cone. The variegation of the cherry superbly decorates the faces, and the sectioned cone makes the cabinet behave sculpturally, handsomely complimenting the flat screen monitor. The idea was to create a unique media cabinet that stored all of their components, DVDs and games, fit into their tight space, and celebrated this piece of furniture as art. The proportions are classic, which make this cabinet 'accessible' even though it is modern; and the warmth of the cherry reinforces that. The complexity of the parquet and the shape, and its quilted pattern make it constantly interesting to view.
I have always enjoyed the end cuts, and knotty bits (ha), that usually are edited out of pieces when trying to pick material for a surface, gable, or drawer face. Putting them together in a pattern that is pleasing is not as straightforward as one would think... a little bit of checkerboarding, some juxtaposing of colours, some pieces similar adjacent to each other to reinforce a sense of randomness, anticipating the change in colour due to exposure to light...eventually it comes together...not so much as an epiphany...more forged.
This piece is finished in catalyzed lacquer.

Dimensions: about 66 long 22 deep and 20 high (1676x558x508mm)

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