Graham Kelman’s collaboration with One Hundred Ninth produces contrast through subtraction

Contrast and contradiction are main themes in the newly unveiled collection of sculptural pieces including the Subtraction Chair from One Hundred Ninth and designer Graham Kelman

Kelman uses architectonic operations and parametric design processes to subtract voids from an iconic form and infills with an expressive steel inlay.  Removing a key joint in the chair’s structure creates a sense of disbelief and a satisfying drama.    

Kelman says, “We think these tensions create some really interesting gestures and interpretations.”

One Hundred Ninth and Graham Kelman are set to unveil their Subtraction Chair at ICFF May 21-23, 2023 in NYC, and pieces will be released for exclusive sale following the show at  

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