Friday, May 25, 2012

Outtakes part two: Neil Søren Jorgensen

One of the hardest part's of the editing was leaving out most of Neil's furniture. Most of it was built with leftover materials from the build-outs of both restaurants and designed by Neil. The side table above was my favorite piece by far and the only one that made it into the magazine but the rest also deserve a little love. The coffee table a simple 3-piece design of laminated wood, steel bolts and poured concrete top.

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Neil's Frankenstein pieces above are such a great re-use for the cast-offs and casualties of vintage furniture hunting.

And lastly below, the massive dining table which I'm sure weighs a few thousand pounds (hopefully that floor was engineered to hold that weight!) is set up on massive cmu lintel's. I love that detail coming from an architecture background. Perhaps most of you are reminded of college years but the cmu to me is a beautiful raw building material and I love seeing it used in everyday applications. It's the balance of materials that counts. 

All photographs by Kelly Waters

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