Sight Unseen

Benjamin Foucaud works for STUDIOTWENTYSEVEN

Words Deborah Shapiro
Photo Benjamin Foucaud Studio
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Trained as a cabinet maker and wood worker, French designer Benjamin Foucaud approaches his furniture like a sculptor, creating surreal shapes powered by dreams. In his new Colorado collection for STUDIOTWENTYSEVEN, a cabinet, chair, coffee table, and side table come to life out of hand-carved white oak, with an occasional application of white linseed oil. Sometimes smooth, sometimes rippling, these pieces feel both geologic and otherworldly