Crystalised

Designers have no control over how the crystals grow. However, I am creating a framework, developing a mindset for people to work with the crystals, developing a process for an unexpected outcome. The concept of growing natural crystals between the cracks of broken objects is to fill up the mistakes with something naturally beautiful. This is derived from the ephemeral qualities of failures. The act of failing is temporal, fleeting and fades over time. This parallels to the growth of crystals as the powder dissolves and thereafter the crystals are slowly formed within a few days. The crystals require a rough surface to cling on in order to grow. Hence, the jagged edges of something broken is made for the growth of crystals. This incorporates my own failure as a designer, due to my inability to cut very accurately straight lines. The addition of measurements on the wooden objects attempt to break the image of what is defined as accurate.