Created and Sold by Antrei Hartikainen

Antrei Hartikainen
Furniture by Antrei Hartikainen seen at Private Residence, Fiskars - MELT cabinet
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MELT cabinet

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In the MELT cabinets industrially treated pine transform into an unique art composition. The cabinet have been inspired by metamorphosis of the movement of water. By melting the ice against become liquid like rain.

Surface of the cabinets is build up from hundreds and hundreds of pine rods which are glued together one at a time on multiple layers. Time-consuming working method enable to create the three-dimensional fluency on the surface.

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Antrei Hartikainen

Meet the Creator

Antrei Hartikainen is a master cabinetmaker and designer from Finland known for his exquisite works in wood. The award- winning pieces, including functional products and pure art works, achieve heights of sensuality, elegance and craftsmanship that place them with finest examples of modern Nordic carpentry.

Sensuality, elegance and the importance of craftsmanship are emphasized in Antrei Hartikainen's work, which constantly seeks to challenge and blur the traditional categorizations between functional objects and visual arts. Hartikainen’s sculptural approach can be studied through his organic body of work, which simultaneously highlights the inspiration drawn from his material of choice, wood.