Eye-ttoman

20" x 19.75" x 23"
Frame & legs - Poplar, maple;  Upholstery - jute, springs, felt, burlap, horse hair, cotton;  Eyes - masonite, foam, styrene, fabric
Winter 2016

An ottoman made with traditional upholstery and tufted with padded eyes. This project stemmed from thoughts about using buttons to give structure and purpose to indeterminate masses. By forming the buttons as eyes and incorporating size and irregular placement, the Eye-ttoman takes on a whimsical, build-your-own-creature quality.

 

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