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Ward Wijnant Creates Mirrors + Candles Using Hand-Molded Tinfoil

08.25.21 | By
Ward Wijnant Creates Mirrors + Candles Using Hand-Molded Tinfoil
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Dutch designer Ward Wijnant (whose experimental work we’ve shared before) has created a new series of objects using a very common household material. Titled CHUNK, the series consists of mirrors and candleholders that have been molded by hand using tinfoil. Wijnant believes technique and material both lead him to creating the final form, which is why tinfoil is surprisingly an ideal material to work with. By hand-folding the tinfoil, each object gets its own weight and structure, in addition to a unique lustrous texture that is achieved through this technique.

For more information on CHUNK and Ward Wijnant, visit art.wardwijnant.nl.

Photos by Ronald Smits of the CHUNK Mirror.
Photos by Pim Top of the CHUNK Candleholder.

As the Lifestyle editor, Vy Yang is obsessed with discovering ways to live well + with intention through design. She's probably sharing what she finds over on Instagram stories. You can also find her at vytranyang.com.