François Azambourg - Propellers ring
Fascinated by propellers, their simplicity and movement, François Azambourg creates a new sophisticated ring.
Propellers have always fascinated François Azambourg. The propeller carries with it the idea of rotation, movement, propulsion and speed... The propeller is at once simple and sophisticated: its calculations and measurements require the attention and knowledge of a specialist. It needs to be constructed in such a way that the speed of the blade gradually increases as it moves away from its axis. The propeller has always been a source of fascination: artists like Robert Delaunay made it a symbol of modernity and apparently Blaise Cendrars designed a propeller for a biplane... François Azambourg likes propellers. Not surprising therefore that he should have two ‘fluttering’ above one finger!
- 30 copies
- 925 silver, piano cord and ivory
- Publication date
François Azambourg lives and works Paris. His work has been devoted to the combination of techniques and the true art of applied arts. His work often crosses over into the realm of research. He regularly registers patents for new materials and new processes. In 2005 he obtained a Carte Blanche VIA grant for his exploration of the theme of “beehive metaphor” and was named Creator of the Year 2009 at the Salon du Meuble in Paris. François Azambourg’s works are produced by Hermès, Cappellini, Ligne Roset, Cinna, Domestic, Moustache, Poltrona Frau, Kreo, DCS and CIAV Meisenthal.
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