Author(s): The Hass Brothers
This book - the first on these emerging designers - will focus on The HaasBrothers projects including their Hex series of hand-worked bronze tilepieces, their Accretion series of uniqueceramic vessels, and the Beast series of bronze and wool furanthropomorphic furniture. The book also features a new body ofworks that comprise the ?Sex Room? and engage ideas about arousaland eroticism in playful, sculptural forms. The book features colorphotographs as well as writings and drawings by Simon and NikolaiHaas that give the reader intimate access to their humor and eloquencewhile illuminating the inspirations, theories and processes behind theworks. The book also includes images of The Haas Brothers? studio andpractice.
The Haas Brothers (b. 1984), Nikolai and Simon, got their start in designby studying stone carving and construction under their father in theirhometown of Austin, Texas. In 2013 they created a limited editionfurniture collection for Versace. In their current design works, The HaasBrothers explore aesthetic and formal themes related to nature, sciencefiction, psychedelia and color theory. The Haas Brothers live and work inLos Angeles, California.