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Mon, 05 Sep 2016 14:00:02 +0000
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Object of the Day
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organic
polymer
vessel
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<img width="640" height="895" src="http://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/183657_30441f96017b504c_b-700x979.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="183657_30441f96017b504c_b" style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;" srcset="http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/183657_30441f96017b504c_b-700x979.jpg 700w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/183657_30441f96017b504c_b-214x300.jpg 214w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/183657_30441f96017b504c_b-168x235.jpg 168w, http://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i.wpengine.netdna-cdn.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/183657_30441f96017b504c_b.jpg 732w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" />The honey-colored Botanica VI vase (Nepenthes Villosa) is composed of bois durci (sycamore wood and egg albumen), dewaxed shellac (a resin extracted from insect secretion), and beeswax. Part of the Botanica series, it represents a collection of vessels made from pre-industrial plastic that were created by Studio Formafantasma, a conceptual design practice known for its...
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