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October, 2017
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, October 2017.

Designer Wonmin Park presents his solo exhibition Plain Cuts, at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery in Paris.

Born in Korea, Wonmin studied at the Eindhoven Academy in the Netherlands, before opening his studio in Paris. Plain Cuts presents an epitome of design minimalism, symmetry and proportion. Wonmin explains, “Simple forms are more difficult to create because you need to remove everything that is not necessary but still make it interesting.”

Exploring the dynamism of aluminium metal, the series of tables, chairs, and shelves are constructed from cut aluminium sheets, where their patina colour changes were also inspired by and likened to the minimalist movement in painting and sculpture. “Aluminum has its own beautiful colours. I found that the patina technique can change the colour of aluminum. It is lasting.”

Congruent simplicity, with a dynamic approach.

Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, October 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts, 2017.
Plain Cuts, Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris, 2017.

Wonmin Park
Plain Cuts

Carpenters Workshop Gallery Paris
12 October – 23 December, 2017

Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Shelf, 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, October 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Dining Table, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, October 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Dining Table, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, Paris, October 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Box Chair, 2017
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Box Chair, 2017
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts Low Table, 2017.
Wonmin Park, Plain Cuts, Carpenters Workshop Gallery, October 2017.
October, 2017