The Mine Furniture by Mati Karmin

Estonian sculptor Mati Karmin creates mind blowing furniture made out from sea mines. In his works there is something medieval, extremely brutal. Sculptor finds mines on the shore of the island Naissaar, located in the Gulf of Finland, not far from Tallinn. This is former military facility, mines remained from the First and Second World Wars. Fantasy of artist transforms militaristic scrap metal into the unusual furniture. The sculptor added to the newly created objects beautiful details, leather upholstery, glass surfaces. And at the same time they aren’t just art objects, furniture items can be easily represented in the interiors, they are quite suitable for everyday usage. These are chairs, tables, fireplaces, bathroom, cabinets, beds and even a pram!