The Daily New: Cold Cuts Coasters by Chen Chen and Kai Tsien Williams

On every day that doesn’t start with “S”, we feature an extraordinarily fabulous item which is either brand new to the website or is a Moss “classic” item we think you might like to be reminded of. This is today’s.

Cold Cuts Coasters by Chen Chen and Kai Tsien Williams

designers:
Chen Chen
Kai Tsien Williams
design year:
2011

notes:
Each COLD CUT set includes a “Ham Hock” and four matching “Cold Cut” coasters. Brooklyn artists Chen Chen and Kai Tsein Williams combine various materials, such as bone, clay, board game pieces, netting, ropes, binds them into a mass around a central wooden “bone”, and solidifies the mass with epoxy and resin. Once the mass has hardened, they then slice coasters from the “Ham Hock”. Finally, a protective layer of wax is added.

materials:
found objects; epoxy; resin; wax

price:
$400

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