Burnished polished black clay
Edition of 5
Dimensions: 29cm (H) x 7cm (W) / 11.4" (H) x 2.8" (W)
Note: Actual colours may vary due to photography & computer settings.
Castañas (chestnuts) is a sculpture made of a series of cups.
The individual pieces can be rearranged to create different shapes, and can also be used as drinking cups for a coffee or mezcal.
The towers are a celebration of a natural material, a clay local to Oaxaca, which is finished in two different ways to create contrasting colours.
Based in: London
Death Has Permission * is a brand / studio of Omar Ortiz Franco founded in 2018.
Originally from Guadalajara, an architect by profession, he lives between London and Guadalajara, these contexts create questions in him about identity, the Mexican and the global, his relationship and his individuality.
The brand is his expression tool to explore his own identity and share his cultural heritage outside of Mexico.
Omar has participated with Death Has Permission * at the London Design Fair 2019 and during the Vienna Design Week 2018.
Death Has Permission * products are distributed in stores in Europe, Asia, the United States and Australasia.
He has collaborated with hotels and restaurants inside and outside of Mexico developing custom pieces.
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