Preston Welker

designs by preston welker

A Beautiful Field was conceived through the re-scaling of the architectural diagram of a previous project (Tree’s Company, Fall 2014). The goal was to prove the scalelessness of the architectural diagram, by creating a furniture piece with the same formal ambitions. Beautiful Field is made up of two component types: boxes and legs. Each box is perforated on all sides in an evenly spaced grid. The legs are round extrusions available in a number of lengths. Because of the number of perforations and various leg dimensions, a Beautiful Field can exist in any desired configuration. The intention is for the legs to extend vertically through every box above, creating a new type of leg-to-body relationship. The legs have a visual density that allows them to be understood as there own element, working in conjunction with the boxes that appear to float within them.