Surfaces Chip and Stick
- story by MaterialDistrict
On show at Aram Gallery in London’s Covent Garden, Olivia Aspinall’s Prime Matter put chalk and coal through its paces, transforming these rudimentary materials into experimental textures and surfaces. She uses ground coal as a print medium for wallpaper and makes unique tiles from a mix of chalk and resin.
Olivia Aspinall Studio is a surface design studio creating lovingly handcrafted and bespoke surfaces for use within interiors. The studio creates surfaces for all sorts of applications including dining tables, shop fits and display pieces. After graduating from Central Saint Martins in 2014, she returned to her home town of Nottingham to set up her design studio. Her background in textile design has given her a love for pattern and colour and her aim is to apply this to create beautiful and innovative hard surfaces for the interiors market.
Her projects include creating a bespoke table for a luxury apartment in Soho, creating a welcome desk for Selfridges’ Everbody campaign and creating a collection of display pieces for a new jewellery collection.