The Split Collection by AXEL YBERG Takes on a Maze-Like Aesthetic

 - Oct 26, 2012
References: akke780 & design-milk
The Split Collection isn't the first line to be comprised of furniture using more than one piece of material, yet it is one of the few that does so in a way that really accentuates this fact. The Split Collection mixes and matches wood and metal in a way that results in products that are full of dual-personalities. As though battling for more ground, the wood and metal alternate in an interlocking aesthetic that will mesmerize people immediately.

Designed by Axel Yberg of Akke Functional Art, a studio based in New York, the Split Collection is specifically made out of finished edge black walnut and square stock steel. At once playful and sophisticated, the maze-like element is grounded by modern, clean lines.