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David Wiseman's nature-inspired pieces elicit wonder and even a creeping belief in magic
David Wiseman's nature-inspired pieces elicit wonder and even a creeping belief in magic

Entering one of David Wiseman's immersive installations is like discovering the beautiful landscape of Narnia inside an austere wardrobe, guaranteed to elicit wonder and even a creeping belief in magic. The Los Angeles-based designer has made a name for himself by creating painstakingly crafted pieces that range from limited-edition small objects to intricate worlds of flora and fauna, using materials as diverse as porcelain and metal. Since graduating with a bachelor's in furniture design from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2003, he's sculpted 500 handmade porcelain lily-of-the-valley blossoms for Christian Dior's flagship store in Shanghai; crafted ghostly...

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