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HOWARD DESK V-2 (2022)

INSPIRED BY AMERICAN PILOT HOWARD HUGHES, THE NEW SCULPTURAL FURNITURE SERIES BY BRITISH-NIGERIAN DESIGNER MIMINAT SHODEINDE EXPLORES AVIATION AND THE POWER OF MOVEMENT.

MIMINAT  SHODEINDE, FOUNDER OF MIMINAT DESIGNS, UNVEILS THE HOWARD SERIES, A NEW COLLECTION OF COLLECTIBLE FURNITURE INSPIRED BY AVIATION AND FEATURING DYNAMIC ANGLES AND VOLUMES. TAKING ITS INSPIRATION FROM RECORD-SETTING AMERICAN PILOT HOWARD HUGHES, THE FIVE-PIECE COLLECTION EXPLORES GRAVITY, BALANCE AND FORM..

A CONTINUATION OF THE HOWARD DESK WHICH MIMINAT SHODEINDE CREATED FOR THE DESIGN MUSEUM IN 2021, THE FINAL SERIES COMPRISES A DAYBED, DINING TABLE, SOFA, LOW TABLE AND DESK. SCULPTED FROM EUROPEAN OAK WOOD, TITANIUM TRAVERTINE, STAINLESS STEEL AND ALUMINIUM, EACH PIECE IS UNITED BY A REFINED RAWNESS WHICH CHARACTERISES MUCH OF SHODEINDE’S WORK..

“MUCH OF MY WORK IS CONCERNED WITH MOVEMENT AND THE POETRY OF MOVEMENT. AVIATION HAS ALWAYS BEEN AN OBSESSION AND INSPIRATION OF MINE. I BEGAN RESEARCHING THE LIFE OF RECORD-SETTING PILOT HOWARD HUGHES, AND THE CONCEPT FOR A COLLECTION OF PIECES CELEBRATING THE POETRY AND DANGER OF FLIGHT BEGAN TO FORM IN MY MIND. I WANTED TO EXPLORE THE NOTIONS OF GRAVITY AND BALANCE AS WELL AS STRENGTH AND STABILITY WITH THIS SERIES” COMMENTS MIMINAT SHODEINDE, FOUNDER OF MIMINAT DESIGNS.

HOWARD DESK V-2

DIMENSIONS (CM)

167.3 L X 300 W X 69.5 H

MATERIAL

EUROPEAN OAK

YEAR 

 

2022

PRODUCTION

MADE TO ORDER

DESIGNER 

MIMINAT SHODEINDE 

PRICE UPON REQUEST

ENQUIRE

HANDMADE IN LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM

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