As part of the annual design exhibition at the New Art Centre (Roche Court, Wiltshire, UK), the Joseph Walsh Studio has created a site-specific sculpture, which spirals from floor to ceiling. 

Titled ‘Magnus Celestii’ after the Latin words for ‘great’ and ‘heavenly’, the installation emerges out of a desk form in the centre of the gallery space, expanding outwards and upwards to wrap the entire room before returning to a wall to act as a large hanging shelf.

The free form structure is made out of layers of pale ash wood, which has been manipulated by Walsh to encourage viewers to see and experience the piece from different perspectives.

The sculpture constitutes the largest piece that the Joseph Walsh Studio has produced since the self-taught designer and furniture maker founded his studio and workshop in Ireland, 15 years ago.

Courtesy Designboom