Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Bathroom By Hayon Studio
Jaime Hayón Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. As a teenager, he submerged himself in skateboard culture and graffiti art, the foundation of the detailed, bold-yet-whimsical imagery so imminent in his work today.
The celebration of the bathroom as a piece of furniture. This bathroom shouts to be admired. Stylized, yet almost alive with shapes that combine the organic with minimal and colors that had never before seen in a bathroom. "I didn’t want to approach AQ as a bathroom collection. Everything is so white, so clinical. And it’s a room hidden from everyone. Why not treat it as furniture? And make a piece that can be used in any room of the house? So I introduced more explosive colors and unusual shapes that were both modern and classic…" Hanyon