Though an industrial designer by training, Seoul-based Beomseok Chae makes no bones about these pieces being art furniture. Inspired by sci-fi in general...
...as well as movies like "Interstellar" and "Blade Runner 2049," Chae's Post-Collapse collection applies the genre's design cues to unlikely furniture creations.
I found some of the pieces interesting, like his stainless steel and acrylic yA-18 Stool, "in which the carved top is arranged like a reflective plate of a radar to form a vanishing point."
Or his zS-6 Standing Light, which incorporates panels based on "mechanical sources used in the high-tech/space industry."
He starts to lose me a bit with his yD-4 Hanger, a piece I assumed was meant to showcase a piece of art, but which is in fact designed to "show off the presence of a piece of clothing," a single one at that.
By the time I got down to this rocket-inspired mechanical pencil holder, my attention began to wander.
That being said, it's tough not to envy anyone who can make a living designing whatever they want, and Chae's been at this for a few years. You can see more here.
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