DURAMEN is a series of handmade wooden sculptures. Born of a simple impulse, the one to break with conventional ways of exhibiting, Bonsoir Paris and its team have imagined a series of frames so strongly mistreated that they have become unrecognizable.
Their wish is to break the properties of the compound, a form of compromise as minimal and it is efficient. They found a subtle twist while remaining faithful to a primitive form of revolt, without getting lost in vain styles effects. The choice of noble materials (Oak, Fir, Wenge, Pear, Linden) and the quest for finesse, enables them – with the DURAMEN series – to position themselves on the razor’s edge between two opposites, that of the deformed and that of the elegant, instinctive and thoughtful. ART DIRECTION / DESIGN Bonsoir Paris SCULPTURE Adrien Corroler CABINET Kwantiq DESIGN / ACHIEVEMENT Jules Cairon PHOTOGRAPHER Davina Muller POST-PRODUCTION Cédric Hugonnet @ Studio Collet