Macassar ebony, nickel-plated metal, iron and gold powder, interior in lacquered oak
“It’s all an illusion. Work backwards. Reconstruction of planks from thin planks: flush, recess, defects… ”
The Buffet Moncollier is a work of enhancing the material: it radically gets rid of traditional cabinetry because it does not seek to create a perfect wood, but on the contrary makes each defect in the wood (knot, grain, etc.) a force.