Although trending topics in interior design revolve around mobility and flexibility, Tile takes another route, investigating opportunities to enhance sustainability and the optimum integration of functions within a space. The protective and decorative functions of the ceramic tile are enlivened by additional functionalities: while the lighting layout, electrical accesses, and flows are integrated into the building itself, the tiles serve as a physical interface between architecture and the living space, blurring the lines between object and space.
A sheet of mirror-polished stainless steel borrows its expression from a money clip to give form to this refined passport holder. The accessory’s symbolic value deliberately overwhelms its protective functionality to underline the preciousness of the passport. The perceived quality resides in the hand-polished finish and in the precise radius running along the edges of the object. Numbered 00 to 03.