Maarten Baas: Play Time

Words Emily Sandiford

Maarten Baas believes that the function at the core of his artwork is where the magic begins. Famed for his ingenious furniture, the Dutch artist-designer has a deep understanding of design principles, but it’s his whimsical approach that has made him so influential. “Function is my starting point,” he explains; “it gives reference and it gives some boundaries and context to what I’m doing.” Baas’ exhibition Play Time at the Carpenters Workshop Gallery, LA, never strays far from his concern […]