Not Riddled
Steven Holl Monday 11 Oct 2010

Architect Steven Holl designs a collection of furniture sculptures" for HORM.

"Not Riddled" features diamond-shaped doors which open and close without hinges. An uncut diamond looks like any common stone which no one would look at twice. It is the craftsmanship of the cutter that unveils the beauty lying within the stone. In "Not Riddled", it has taken the skill of Steven Holl and HORM to shape a sheet of fabric-wood, using small laser incisions, enabling the forms to be forged and modelled.
The front and sides consist of fabric sandwiched into Canaletto walnut, eliminating the need for metal hinges, thus preserving the linearity of the structure.
The top and back are in white or black lacquered wood. "Not Riddled" is available in two different heights, with a single sheet of continuous wood creating the two sides and the four doors uninterrupted in its design, in keeping with the elegance and formal simplicity of this media cabinet.

designer biog

Steven Holl

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mso-style-parent:""; mso-padding-alt:0cm 5.4pt 0cm 5.4pt; mso-para-margin-top:0cm; mso-para-margin-right:0cm; mso-para-margin-bottom:10.0pt; mso-para-margin-left:0cm; line-height:115%; mso-pagination:widow-orphan; font-size:11.0pt; font-family:"Calibri","sans-serif"; mso-ascii-font-family:Calibri; mso-ascii-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-fareast-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-fareast-theme-font:minor-fareast; mso-hansi-font-family:Calibri; mso-hansi-theme-font:minor-latin; mso-bidi-font-family:"Times New Roman"; mso-bidi-theme-font:minor-bidi;} </style> <![endif]--> <p class="MsoNormal">Steven Holl was born in 1947 in Bremerton, Washington. He graduated from the University of Washington and pursued architecture studies in Rome in 1970. In 1976 he joined the Architectural Association in London and established STEVEN HOLL ARCHITECTS in New York City. Considered one of America's most important architects, Steven Holl is recognized for his ability to blend space and light with great contextual sensitivity and to utilize the unique qualities of each project to create a concept-driven design. He specializes in seamlessly integrating new projects into contexts with particular cultural and historic importance.</p>