Faculty of Design
Material Art & Design
04 S.S. Banana Express: Next Stop, Pound Town
Polyurethane resin, MDF, copper, polyurethane foam, brass, sterling silver, quartz.
7" x 7" x 11.5"
Slush casting multiple colours of resin into a banana mould has created the smooth, gradated colours seen on each fruit. The bananas are contoured with custom fitting, high polish copper and sterling silver accents.The structure then ascends through brass wire, domed copper, and layers of resin and expandable foam to culminate at the top with a quartz stone set in a sterling silver bezel. Photo credit: Aleena Derohanian
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