Fe/Au is the chemical abbreviation of Ferrum/Aurum (Iron and Gold) but it is also the the primordial matter of of the new Golden Chair of the viennese brand Dejana Kabiljo. Knitted in iron spring wire and 24 carat gold the precious seating takes inspiration by the vibrant and dangerous creation and disruption of a star. The Golden Chair is indeed the ethereal result of a refine work on metal that shows some very material presence and spiritual absence, or (on the contrary) material absence and spiritual presence… As you like it.
“Every bit of our universe has been forged in a nuclear fusion process, in the death of a star. In the final stage of this process the heart of the star transforms into almost pure iron. However, it takes a Supernova, the most dramatic moment in the universe, an explosive death of a massive star, to create gold. Fe, Au is a story of creation, lively, vibrant and dangerous”.
The viennese brand Dejana Kabiljo designs and produces objects for those who have little fetishes, bad habits and compulsive actions. Kabiljo Inc. products search for the innovation on the level of human behavior. Consequently, materials are burnt, bleached, curled, beaten, spilt, bent and turned into gold, until they fit into place. Time is invited in and made stay still. Simple things are created for our complex times, nice, irony-free and celebratory… And fantasy is bent around tough materials again. www.kabiljo.com