Fewer Distinctions

Art, writing, beauty, music, philosophy, fashion, commerce:
A cultural ticker tape by Andrew Lipsky
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Pilgrim High Table - hand-made by Anomal

• $950

• 2-4 weeks turnaround

 Pilgrim High Table:  $950 / 2-4 weeks

• Mild steel frame with lacquer over factory scale.  Exposed welds.  Top shown in ash, also available in maple, walnut and cherry (prices vary).  Table is 24” x 48” with height from 30” to 42” (prices vary).

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

Drawing Horse hand-made by Anomal

 $2300

 2-4 weeks turnaround

• Spalted cherry.  Pencil tray serves as a stop for adjusting the drawing board angle. 

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

Wire Mesh Box - hand-made by Anomal

 $1200

 2-3 weeks turnaround

 (Talk to Anomal about re-imagining this piece as a laundry hamper for personal use).

 This steel box on casters lives at Healthy Living Market in South Burlington, VT.  It is the collection point for food donated to a local charity.

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

The Ivand Bench - hand-made by Anomal

 $1800

 2-4 weeks turnaround

 Acacia wood frame and Danish papercord woven seat.

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

 

The Card Catalog - hand-made by Anomal

 $7200

 one of a kind - inquire for availability

 Repurposed library card catalog unit gets a second life wrapped in a monolithic concrete shell.  Patinated steel frame.

If someone is interested in the The Card Catalog, Anomal can sell the original which is in storage.  If they were to replicate the original, they would want to talk to the client and make arrangements because some aspects would be a little different.

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

The Bow Front Cabinet - hand-made by Anomal

 $9600

 one of a kind - 2 weeks turnaround

 Pear and claro walnut.  Shellac and wax. The cabinet face has a subtle outward curve.  Hand made brass knife hinges.

If someone is interested in the Bow Front Cabinet, Anomal can sell the original which is in storage.  If they were to replicate the original, they would want to talk to the client and make arrangements because some aspects would be a little different.

Anomal is the design + fabrication company of Damian Taylor and Chris Kiper.  They specialize in architectural design, artisan concrete, wood and metal.  They make durable, modern creations for homes and businesses at their shop, located just uphill of Montpelier, Vermont.  Embracing raw New England pragmatism and appreciation of value, their work is rugged and minimal, honoring function and honesty of material.  They blend urban style with rural roots.  While each brings contrasting skills to the business, they share a love of modern architecture and backwoods engineering, a past of youthful roaming and a magnetism to the truth in art.

This is Obie.  After one hug from him, I can’t imagine that anything else would seem that magical again.  
At Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat, in Sharon, WI.

This is Obie.  After one hug from him, I can’t imagine that anything else would seem that magical again.  

At Valley of the Kings Sanctuary and Retreat, in Sharon, WI.

Maud Welzen in a Fall 2013 Valentino advertisement photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Maud Welzen in a Fall 2013 Valentino advertisement photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Maud Welzen in a Fall 2013 Valentino advertisement photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Maud Welzen in a Fall 2013 Valentino advertisement photographed by Inez van Lamsweerde and Vinoodh Matadin

Solange Wilvert in Oscar de la Renta for the April 2006 Vogue US photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

Solange Wilvert in Oscar de la Renta for the April 2006 Vogue US photographed by Patrick Demarchelier

Carolyn Murphy in Junya Watanabe for the August 2005 Vogue US photographed by Steven Meisel

Carolyn Murphy in Junya Watanabe for the August 2005 Vogue US photographed by Steven Meisel

Jemma Baines in Spring 2013 Charlotte Ronson

Jemma Baines in Spring 2013 Charlotte Ronson

Jemma Baines in Fall 2013 Jenny Packham

Jemma Baines in Fall 2013 Jenny Packham