A refinement of the traditional match-stick holder, this multi-faceted heirloom vessel features a striking surface as well as a safe deposit for spent matches. Historic examples of this product left match disposal to individual choice. Here the life cycle of the match is fully considered. 3D printed technology enables this object to be seamlessly constructed. This allows for undercuts and textures in the object to be uninterrupted by the constraints of previously employed fabrication or mold-making techniques. Using prior manufacturing would have left behind imprints as design-details complicating the visual identity of the object. Here the idea is delivered in almost pure utility. Available in a matte black steel, numbered edition.
Designed for OTHR. Photos by Elizabeth Lamark.