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This Thursday, August 12, IKEA shall be unveiling their SURREALISTIKA kitchen sculpture, a bit created by house furnishings specialists IKEA that celebrates creativity in design. The sculpture will take middle stage as a part of The Surreal Home exhibition on the Barbican, London.
Bringing fantasy and creativeness to life, the sculpture incorporates the pure great thing about the Silver Birch tree intertwined with parts of an on a regular basis kitchen. It depicts a surreal imaginative and prescient of the longer term when environmental considerations shall be ever extra on the core of kitchen design.
The Silver Birch was chosen as a result of it has all the time been a supply of inspiration for Swedish designers and artists, together with Carl Larsson who in 1896 famously painted “Breakfast beneath the Massive Birch.” It’s also a wooden believed to have mystical qualities of its personal, defending individuals towards evil spirits in addition to symbolizing love and fertility.
IKEA is the lead sponsor of the Barbican Centre’s Surreal Home exhibition. On Thursday twelfth, August IKEA can also be internet hosting a debate on the way forward for kitchens, which can talk about the findings of an unbiased Future Kitchens Report, just lately commissioned by IKEA and ready by the Future Laboratory.
The kitchen sculpture might be on show within the Barbican Centre’s Sculpture Courtroom by means of August 22, 2010.