The Cover Collection by Daphna Laurens is a series of storage containers that combine two materials for a striking effect. Made out of cork and aluminum, the textures of the two at once contrast and complement each other for a look that is dynamically minimalist. The fact that the aluminum hasn't been shaped from a single sheet, but instead takes on the aesthetic of a metal grille elevates the design to another level.
Making its debut during the Salone del Mobile 2012 at the Dutch Invertuals exhibition Untouchables Retouched, Cover Collection by Daphna Laurens focuses on the theme of vulnerability. The designers write, "By creating boundaries or setting up fences people believe they can create a certain level of safety. These divisions make curiosity turn into fear. [...]These objects aim to arouse that natural human quality, curiosity."
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