schama – Design You Trust

Oakland-Based Artist Gabriel Schama Creates Precisely Layered Wood Relief Sculptures That Are A Delight To Explore

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Each 1/8 inch piece of laser-cut mahogany plywood stacks into an exquisite union of overlapping geometry in mandala-like forms. Recently, Schama has been placing these patterns within human silhouettes for a striking contrast. Using his trusty laser cutter (which he named Elsie) he uses vector illustrations to define each layer. After cutting, each piece is assembled, glued and finished by hand. Continue reading »