Romy Northover: Model Behavior

<h4><a href="http://designbyno.com/"target="_blank">Romy Northover</a>, Artist</h4> <h5>Artist to artist:</h5> Helena Sultan’s work sends a message to connect to the present. As with her company’s name, Konekt, the pieces themselves, titled Pause, are a beautiful and simple reminder to do just that. <h5>On balance:</h5> There is a conversation between these materials—the shiny and the matte, the warm and the cold. This complementary opposition displays a true understanding of balance. <h5>Authenticity is what separates these pieces:</h5> It’s clear Helena’s designs come from the heart and soul, and that really reads on a subliminal level. <h5>Color play:</h5> Cobalt, a precious pigment, is historically used in iconography, while rusty red imbues more of a wabi-sabi philosophy. I’m drawn to the tension this unexpected pairing of the chairs and background explores. <h5>Last call:</h5> The Pause pieces are bold, contoured, tactile and considered. People,