Dark Lichen Coffee Table

Charlotte Kingsnorth
£7,500
Dark Lichen Coffee Table by London-based multidisciplinary designer, Charlotte Kingsnorth. Inspired by growth and form in nature, this functional table is an abstract feature piece born from an exclusive range created especially for London Craft Week in 2019.
Material: Patinated bronze.
Dimensions: Height 40cm, Depth 60cm, Width 80cm.
Care Instructions: Dust gently.
Made to order (10-12 weeks)

Process

Each piece in this collection showcases a new technique inspired by organic lichen fungi. Layers of chemicals and pigments have been applied to heated bronze to create a rich and expressive surface. The resulting patina is rich in colour and natural mark making.
The Maker Charlotte Kingsnorth Multi-Disciplinary Designer - London

Charlotte Kingsnorth is a pioneering designer who trained under Toord Boontje at the Royal College of Art in 2012, before setting up her own London-based practice. Charlotte’s work melds functionality with a personal exploration of materiality, form, and the subversive. Having first presented her work at Design Miami in 2017, The New Craftsmen recently collaborated with Charlotte during the creation of her lichen patina furniture collection to develop new applications for this unique technique. Charlotte has also created work for Bill Gates, Fendi, SHOWStudio, Christies, and the V&A.