neil cummings

Table

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A cold overcast Thursday in March, it’s 1914. After a lazy lunch with Eva at la Rotonde I pick-up an old broken wine crate abandoned outside the cafe and carry it to my studio. The one on the boulevard Raspail. With a hammer I break the crate down and save a thin but broad strip from the…


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I designed - this is where I encountered 'tesselation' - sourced and during the summer learnt to lay a floor of handmade terracotta tiles for an almacen in Riocaliente, Asturias.

The…


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My text Look at me, look at me, look at me was reprinted in BRACES, LEVERS, FETISHES & TALISMANS  


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I wanted to make a table. To see if I could make a table, using standard dimensioned wood bought from a local supplier, simple hand tools and my amateur carpentry skills.


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This summer, inspired by Enzo Mari autoprogettazione furniture series from 1974, I repurposed an old, broken barn-door I found, and guided by his plans and cutting log made a table for the garden.