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Published on February 13th, 2013 | by Vincent Jobse
Design 360: Jólan van der Wiel
Now in 360 Design and nominated for a Design of the Year Award, by the London Design Museum: Dutch designer Jólan van der Wiel, the designer who makes furniture and objects with his self-invented Gravity Tool. A mix of iron filing and plastic is put in a mould and then exposed to the forces of nature: gravity and magentism. The result is both capricious and enchanting – products from a fairy world.
This movie, by Mirand Stet, Peter Kamp and Peter Lipton shows how it is done: