Sasha Bikoff and SA Baxter Team up to Launch a Collection of Fossilized Hardware
Access to Design™ designer Sasha Bikoff has teamed up with SA Baxter to introduce “The Shark Suite,” a collection of new hardware designs inspired by pre-historic megalodon shark teeth. Consisting of a doorknob, pocket pull, cabinet knob, cabinet ring pull, door knocker, escutcheon plate and thumturn, the collection offers a range of edgy and playful hardware.
“I think it’s hard to find pieces that walk the fine line between fun and chic, whimsical and classy, fearless and iconic. This collection is a perfect example of that. It has an edge,” says designer Sasha Bikoff.
Sasha continues, “I am mostly inspired by nature, and when I look at the natural world, I always turn the things I see into some sort of design piece in my mind. For instance, a tree I can imagine as a floor lamp. In this case, the shark tooth transformed into door hardware.”
“In most cases, we hand mold our hardware, but in this case, we took an organic shark tooth and digitized it, turning it into door hardware,” says Scott Baxter, founder and CEO of SA Baxter Design Studio and Foundry. “We were able to get a digitized 3D Shark Tooth. The color is Verde (a natural process that occurs to copper, and the color depends on where you are, salt air makes the copper go green). It is blue-green and stands out.”
Beyond the initial design, the blue-green patina formed on copper by atmospheric oxidation, consisting of basic copper carbonate, the collection will be offered in matte black bronze and polished chrome.
See the unique fossilized décor in the SA Baxter showroom in the New York Design Center, suite 1205. Schedule an appointment via nydc.com/appointment.