Exclusive: Connection Ashtray by Philippe Malouin for OTHR

Exclusive: Connection Ashtray by Philippe Malouin for OTHR

Introducing our latest OTHR exclusive preview: the sophisticated Connection Ashtray by returning designer Philippe Malouin, crafted in 3D printed steel.

This object has the look and feel of old cast iron, but with the exact precision and features that can only be achieved with modern technology.

An object that belongs as much in a museum as it does your living room table, the Connection Ashtray is an elemental expression of sophistication. This numbered edition is a part of the Connection Series, which includes the Connection Bowl and Connection Vessel, as well as a limited-edition version of the Connection Bowl in 3D printed copper.

The series was initially conceived by London-based designer Philippe Malouin as a series of simple, thin, everyday objects focusing on the 3D printed technique as shape creation.

Malouin, a Canada native, has developed a diverse portfolio that ranges from tables to chairs to art objects to installations. He has studied at ENSCI and University of Montreal in addition to his alma mater, Design Academy Eindhoven. With clients including Hem, Ace Hotel, and Established & Sons, Malouin creates conceptual designs that balance finesse, functionality and a fondness for risk.

Get your early edition of the Connection Ashtray in matte black 3D printed steel here before it goes on sale to everyone else on Thursday.

OTHR is an on-demand 3D printed design brand producing objects by today’s most talented designers— and each week, we bring you exclusive, pre-launch access to their latest designs.

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Author: Connor Renwick

I'm a store mad guy who loves sharing the best and quirkiest shopping experiences around. I live for designer fashion, Versace, high end furniture, jewellery and travel.

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