The Villa Collection: Inspiration

The Villa Collection: Inspiration

That with the presence of tension, an unstructured material becomes structured.
And that with thoughtful repetition, might it bear a load?

My thoughts above inspired a 4-piece capsule collection, Villa, to build upon.
Below: a bit of my research while exploring these ideas.

Shôiken Pavilion, Katsura Imperial Villa, Kyoto, JapanEntrance to Shôiken Pavilion, Katsura Imperial Villa. Kyoto, Japan. Constructed during the mid-17th century by Toshihito and Toshitada Shinno.
Ruth Asawa: Life's Work at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation"Ruth Asawa: Life's Work" at the Pulitzer Arts Foundation

  Anni Albers, City, 1949Anni Albers, City, 1949. On view now at SFMOMA

Akari models J, H, and I by Isamu NoguchiAkari models J, H, and I by Isamu Noguchi. Courtesy of the Noguchi Museum

Isamu Noguchi, cage vaseIsamu Noguchi, cage vase