Project Name: Starck Marquette

Artist: Philippe Stark

Materials: Polyurethane . Polished Nickel

Dimensions: 400mm H

Description: Axolotl were commissioned to create a sculpture designed by Phillippe Starck for a project in Spain. After project meetings in Paris to discuss the design options, this marquette sculpture made from polyurethane foam was manufactured. The brief was to create an illustrious nickel metal finish with a reflective quality. 

To create the desired high polish effect Axolotl developed a custom polishing technique using turning machinery.