Kolkata: Scarlet Splendour’s latest collection is futuristic and modern

Kolkata-based Scarlet Splendour collaborated with Rotterdam-based designer Richard Hutten for the first time to create this 2019 collection.Designer Richard Hutten has created a whimsical cabinet and chair for Scarlet Splendour. All photos courtesy Scarlet Splendour.

Designer Richard Hutten has created a whimsical cabinet and chair for Scarlet Splendour. All photos courtesy Scarlet Splendour. Of all the pieces that are part of Scarlet Splendour’s new collection, one that will catch your eye immediately is ‘Oasis’. At first look, you’d be forgiven for thinking it’s some kind of futuristic time capsule. At second glance, you realise it’s a rather sleek and modern interpretation of a cactus replete with 200 brass “spines”.

Scarlet Splendour, Kolkata: Playful and Whimsical

Upon further investigation, the piece reveals itself to be a cabinet with cleverly concealed metal shelves housed inside. Those familiar with his work will instantly recognise this as Rotterdam-based designer Richard Hutten’s creation.

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