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Memory Of A Tree

Memory Of A Tree
Memory Of A Tree

Mass manufacturing of wood has made us desensitised to the living tree it once was. How to encapsulate the memory of a tree in its original medium – wood – since its identity as a tree is lost once it is processed?

Inspired by the familiar lull of trees outside the window, naturally came the archetype of the blinds. Beyond its functional purpose as a shade, it obstructs us from the activity outside – symbolic of our disconnect with nature, and how we have overlooked the impermanence of this view.

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