Mercedes-Benz Financial Services

Luke Warren

TCU, BS 2017

Table and Plant

Metal, wood, spray paint, 2017, 22"w x 60"h x 22"d

Making a connection between the natural and the manufactured was the idea behind this piece. The table consists of round stock and sheet metal for the base, with cut beams of wood for the tabletop, representing the manufactured side. On top of the table is a large tree trunk representing the natural side. The idea to label the table “table” and the trunk “plant” with spray paint is a tongue-in-cheek addition that reduces each aspect of the piece down to its bare essentials, heightening the tension between the natural and the manufactured.

Luke Warren - Table and Plant

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