A&A: Winners at the Dezeen Awards 2022 ?


By Lauren Zoric

Congratulations to A&A on winning Furniture Design of the Year at the Dezeen Awards 2022 for Mother and Child.

Chosen from over 5,400 entries from 90 countries around the world, Adam Goodrum and Arthur Seigneur’s Mother and Child cabinet was first exhibited at Tolarno Galleries in March 2022, and was a highlight of this year’s Melbourne Design Week.

Click here to read more about the design winners at the Dezeen Awards.

Dezeen noted: Design duo Adam and Arthur decorated Mother and Child with straw marquetry, a craft technique that uses flattened ribbons of straw to embellish furniture. The undulating monochromatic cabinet references the silhouette of a mother and child, a recurring motif in art history. “Contemporary design is required to maintain craftmanship and this incredible piece of work demonstrates a fantastic use of ancient technique in a modern and sustainable way,” said the design master jury. “The cabinet is also beautiful and extremely elaborate.”

Click here to read more about Mother and Child at Dezeen.

Image: A&A Mother and Child cabinet 2021-22. Custom dyed rye straw, birch ply, 200h x 140w x 35d cm. Unique.


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