The Beautiful Bench Design from Cho Hyung Suk is made to resemble a mountain range. The Korean designer was inspired of the mountain ranges in his home country and decided to pay homage to them.
The birch plywood bench flows quite nicely, and has a natural feel. The curvaceous lines of the bench demonstrate the flow and movement of a mountain range, lending natural elements to an inanimate object.
Implications - Over time, furnishing and home decor has become a platform for artists to express their creativity in a practical way. The marriage between functionality and art extends beyond this to fashion, technology and entertainment, all of which are industries striving to strike a balance between these two consumer-driving forces in an effort to appeal to the broadest range of buyers.