In today’s society we often neglect to take the time to consider how the objects we use every day are manufactured or created. With ever evolving technology and the increasing push to keep up with the current trends and styles are we losing appreciation of how objects are assembled and made?
The Billy Chair clearly communicates aspects of its structure with large bolts and bold colours in the hope to encourage curiosity and change the user’s perception of it ‘just’ being a seat. Inspired by the raw industrial aesthetic of bridges and construction that shape the north of England, Joe incorporates features that celebrate the powerful and unrefined aspects of these structures. Drawing inspiration from the work of David Hockney, through his application of colour Joe hopes to differentiate between the various materials and textures within the chair.