Chest of drawers that looks like a woodpile

Facecord is a chest of drawers disguised as a woodpile, with hidden drawers:

the vision of a stockpile of wooden logs, brings forth visions of fueling the fire and keeping warm by the hearth on cold winter's night.
american artist mark moskovitz translates this into 'facecord', a chest of drawers using the irregularities and haphazard geometry of cordwood,
and the accidental poetry of its stacking to camouflage the storage furniture's actual function. the work is included in new york's museum of arts & design
exhibition against the grain which features projects that examine the age-old medium of wood, and how it can be transformed into
a contemporary object.


hidden log drawer - facecord by mark moskovitz [DesignBoom] (via Neatorama)


16 Responses to “Chest of drawers that looks like a woodpile”

  1. Ladyfingers says:

     Much better to look at than to read about.

  2. Antinous / Moderator says:

    It’s cute, but it doesn’t look like he’s ever stacked wood.  There’s much more uniformity in a real woodpile.

  3. Jake0748 says:

    I’m holding out for a wood pile that looks like a chest of drawers.

  4. rocketpjs says:

    I like the idea, but surely it could be a better disguise than that.  If I had a fireplace it might be fun to disguise a door in the woodpile like this.

  5. HubrisSonic says:

    Looks like they busted up a chiffarobe! 

  6. rocketpjs says:

    On second thought it would be good fun to build a secret door into a woodpile on the side of my (soon to be built) kids’ playhouse.

  7. bo1n6bo1n6 says:

    Cool until its full of spiders.

  8. brmr says:

    Pretty cool, but not as nice looking as this similar chest of drawers:

    There’s also this garden house by Dutch designer Piet Hein Eek that uses a similar idea:

  9. Stooge says:

    Hipsters will be all over this, using it as ironic firewood storage.

  10. Art says:

    I am sorry but it doesn’t work. The positioning of the wood on the vertical left and right sides destroy the attempt at any illusion. Borislabs wood furniture has a plausible physical reality, Not that physical reality is a prerequisite for art. But this is is glaringly uncomfortable and I don’t believe that was the artist’s intention. And intention is everything.

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