RCP2 Chair (Prototype) (W116)

Catalogue Record

Collection

Maker

Title

RCP2 Chair (Prototype)

Made in

London

Date

1992

Description

Chair made from various recycled plastics, to create a multi-coloured, predominantly grey/green/brown splatter effect.

Materials and techniques

American recycled plastic (originating from white HDPE plastic bottles and Phillips screws). Hand tools used for prototype.

Dimensions

height:  82cm
depth:  43cm
width:  38cm

Object number

W116

Category

  • RCP2 Chair (Batch Production), Jane Atfield, 1993, Crafts Council Collection: W116. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

  • RCP2 Chair (Batch Production), Jane Atfield, 1993, Crafts Council Collection: W116. Photo: Todd-White Art Photography.

Maker's statement

The American recycled plastic is of lower quality with holes apparent in the edges. For this prototype a filler was used to conceal these. Also labels from the bottles are apparent as the American bottles are not washed before being made into sheets.