• The traditional piece used to be a pear wood rack where people could place a wash basin. They would use it to wash their face before starting the day. Nowadays, as a similar daily ritual, people look into the mirror every morning.
  • It has a very well-balance proportion and appealing color, so I wanted to add more functions while keeping the same proportion. Components such as a drawer, a small shelf, and a rack add to the practicality of the design. Unlike a conventional mirror, polish copper creates a unique filter that beautifies the mirror image.
  • While being mostly made of cherry and constructed from traditional joinery, an ascent of copper accentuate the beauty of modern aesthetics.
  •  Square pieces are carefully carved and shaped down into subtle curves. 
  • Sketches
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  • Process
  • Photographer: Yoon Shik Kim