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On Entropy

On Entropy - Niki & Zoe Moskofoglou - Philosophy & Bio

About
On Entropy is a marble atelier established in 2009 in Athens and London.

Marble, an archetypal Greek material, takes on an unconventional role in on entropy's designs; they encapsulate the contradiction of being heavy and compact and at the same time vulnerable, fragile and translucent.

Its diverse character and resilience is the core of the atelier’s founding mission: to experiment with marble and its entropy; meaning its transformation potential and inherent limitations.

The result is the craftsmanship of intricate and delicate creations, evolving the diachronic qualities of marble in an imaginative and contemporary way.

Who
Created by sisters Niki and Zoe Moskofoglou, On Entropy is the fruit of a lifelong family affair with marble in Greece.

NM is an architect with an academic training in design. Her work demonstrates an architectural detailing and instinct of how space can surpass mere function while ZM is an environmental engineer focusing on the marriage of Cultural and Natural Heritage.

NM and ZM have been brought up in an environment where marble was correlated with the family’s work background.

It dominates their childhood memories, with quarry visits considered a favourite pastime.

They both developed gradually a strong conscious bond with the material, respecting its nature and challenging its potential.

Combining their academic and professional skills with a deep understanding of marble, NM moved towards a more personal expression of form with object and furniture design, while ZM applied her interest in landscape heritage and how it can encompass cultural aspects.

On Entropy

On Entropy

On Entropy - Niki & Zoe Moskofoglou - Philosophy & Bio

About
On Entropy is a marble atelier established in 2009 in Athens and London.

Marble, an archetypal Greek material, takes on an unconventional role in on entropy's designs; they encapsulate the contradiction of being heavy and compact and at the same time vulnerable, fragile and translucent.

Its diverse character and resilience is the core of the atelier’s founding mission: to experiment with marble and its entropy; meaning its transformation potential and inherent limitations.

The result is the craftsmanship of intricate and delicate creations, evolving the diachronic qualities of marble in an imaginative and contemporary way.

Who
Created by sisters Niki and Zoe Moskofoglou, On Entropy is the fruit of a lifelong family affair with marble in Greece.

NM is an architect with an academic training in design. Her work demonstrates an architectural detailing and instinct of how space can surpass mere function while ZM is an environmental engineer focusing on the marriage of Cultural and Natural Heritage.

NM and ZM have been brought up in an environment where marble was correlated with the family’s work background.

It dominates their childhood memories, with quarry visits considered a favourite pastime.

They both developed gradually a strong conscious bond with the material, respecting its nature and challenging its potential.

Combining their academic and professional skills with a deep understanding of marble, NM moved towards a more personal expression of form with object and furniture design, while ZM applied her interest in landscape heritage and how it can encompass cultural aspects.

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Spiced up! - Black & White Marble Spiced up! - Black & White Marble

Spiced up! - Black & White Marble

by On Entropy

Reminiscing the naturally formed pebbles in the sea,...
€160.00
One Peace - Black & White Marble One Peace - Black & White Marble

One Peace - Black & White Marble

by On Entropy

A complete set of 4 sous-verre and 2 sous-plat, One...
€160.00
Loci - Bronze & White Marble Loci - Bronze & White Marble

Loci - Bronze & White Marble

by On Entropy

Revisiting the use of marble tiles, Loci is a marble-bronze...
€80.00
Moor - White Marble Moor - White Marble

Moor - White Marble

by On Entropy

Following an extensive request for platters, on·entropy...
€160.00
Brick - White Marble Brick - White Marble

Brick - White Marble

by On Entropy

The original construction brick is here adopted to...
€75.00
Heart - White Marble Heart - White Marble

Heart - White Marble

by On Entropy

A capsule design, Heart is a solid and lightweight...
€120.00
Star - White Marble Star - White Marble

Star - White Marble

by On Entropy

A capsule design, Star is a lightweight and festive...
€80.00
Cactus Big - Green Marble Cactus Big - Green Marble

Cactus Big - Green Marble

by On Entropy

A symbol of endurance and determination, Cactus has...
€80.00
Cactus Small - Green Marble Cactus Small - Green Marble

Cactus Small - Green Marble

by On Entropy

A symbol of endurance and determination, Cactus has...
€65.00

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