Dent adds a human touch to contemporary clean and overly strict architecture, while questioning the modernist heritage where the straight and meticulously polished are the norm. “Dent’s uncontrolled flow of shapes offers a contrast to interior spaces that are often experienced as being way too perfect. Even the architecture comes alive in the presence of Dent
The art of taming a hard and flat surface
People probably want to hear that Dent was created on a piece of paper that was crumpled up and thrown away – only to be miraculously rediscovered and rescued. That would have been a fantastic story!
But the truth is that the creation of Dent involved intense work to tame a hard, flat surface into a double-curved seat shell, carefully and comfortably formed to the contours of the body. And we succeeded!