Mineral Gravity by COMPAC
Designer and artist Arik Levy presents Mineral Gravity by COMPAC, a Spanish luxury surfaces company, as a part of the Design Frontiers exhibition during London Design Festival 2017 (18-24 September). A floating mono-bloc sculpture in mineral-quartz, the new installation is being displayed at Somerset House in an organic setting that explores the dialogue between the horizontal and vertical parameters of our living environment. “The centrepiece of the installation is the massive sculptural mono-bloc mineral quartz kitchen island that floats within the space like a black iceberg, appearing as though it has been carved from a single block of quartz”, says the designer. Thin vertical slices of different slabs of Compac quartz and marble comprise the main structure of the installation. “Sections create a feeling of endlessness against the high ceilings of Somerset House’s West Wing. The relationship between the enormous mass of the quartz iceberg and the lightness of the slices aims to push the audience to question the everyday angles and orientations of our living spaces”. Compac produces high-quality technological quartz and marble that improve technical performance and create unique surfaces, achieved using innovative processes that bring ecological and sustainable benefits.
COMPAC, the Surfaces Company, is the leading company in Spain marketing high quality decorative surfaces. Founded in 1975, we were the first Spanish company specializing in the manufacture and distribution of marble and quartz surface coverings. Today we are a large multinational with 100% Spanish capital that has learned how to grow while preserving our flexibility and independent decision-making spirit.
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