INTERACTIVE INSTALLATION FOR RHS CHATSWORTH
David Harber unveiled a striking sculpture as part of the FreeForm exhibition at the RHS's first Flower Show at Chatsworth House.
The installation was in collaboration with long-standing partner – outdoor furniture brand, Gaze Burvill. Titled Curves and Cube, the piece explores man's impact upon nature and plays with the juxtaposition of rigid and organic forms.
Contrasting the formality of Chatsworth House with the vast expanse of natural beauty it resides in, Curves and Cube is a representation of the formal and informal working in harmony.
David Harber's imposing Cube element is monolithic and defiant and stands as a tribute to the edifice of Chatsworth. Made from oxidized steel, the geometric, fragmented shape is detailed with a filigree of organic patterns that mimic foliage in an engineered, resolute form.
Creating the Curves, Gaze Burvill's meandering oak bench is representative of the River Derwent, which dominates Chatsworth's Gardens. The fluid bench is designed to intertwine and juxtapose with the Cube's stark facade and defiant architecture.Download EXTERIOR brochureScroll for more
The David Harber stand at Chatsworth, designed by Sarah Naybour, featured Mantle and Dark Planet sculptures alongside the brand new Quiver, all nestled among pretty perennials.The stand received a five star award at the show.