Softly architectural, graceful and refined, Offset is a public scale, cast concrete landscape container series for Kornegay Design by ceramicist Ian McDonald.
Cirque Series Planters
Playing Precisely with Light and Shadow
The Cirque Series are round architectural landscape containers with a distinct mathematical connection to the natural world. Cirque’s surfaces are comprised of 24 facets, each a 15-degree shift from the previous to the next. This arrangement is kindred to the Earth’s rotation. The Earth moves around its own axis at 15 degrees each hour, completing the cycle in 24 hours with one rotation. Because of this connection, changing light energizes Cirque’s surface as the series of facets are illuminated in a gradation from light to dark.
“I’ll have to admit, Cirque is probably my favorite piece I designed for Kornegay’s portfolio,” describes Larry Kornegay. “The general concept was in my head for a while, but the form finally clicked for me when I was observing an old—probably 1920s—building in Santa Barbara, California. Out front were board-formed columns with maybe 12 different facets. When I saw those columns, I knew exactly how the planter should be. It’s amazing how little things that you pick up along the way can spark the exact creative realization that you need.”Visit the Larry Kornegay Artist Profile
Cirque Product Details
The Cirque Series are faceted landscape containers that elevate the basic cylinder shape. Three different sizes range from 30” to 44” tall and 22” to 36” in diameter. The containers ship with the standard 2-⅜” diameter drainage hole, or custom hole to function with irrigation & drainage plumbing. The Cirque Series is available in 9 standard colors, with additional color mixing available, and can be finished in a bituminous sealer (suggested for interior applications) or sandblast finish.
|CS-30||30 ″||25.5 ″||20 ″||635 lbs.|
|CS-34.5||34.5 ″||36 ″||30 ″||1,285 lbs.|
|CS-44||44 ″||22 ″||16 ″||832 lbs.|
All weights are approximate.