This die cast aluminum bowl by Fort Standard is plated in brass and elevated off the table surface by its architecturally inspired planar legs. The brass coating is left unfinished so that it can develop a naturally darker patina over time or maintain its mirrored surface shine through polishing.
Fort Standard is a contemporary Industrial Design studio based in Red Hook Brooklyn, founded by Gregory Buntain and Ian Collings. Their collaborative work is an ever-evolving dialog between their unique perspectives and their shared approach to progressive design thinking. Working primarily in long lasting natural materials, their approach to design is often geared towards using traditional production methods in innovative ways.