Exposed inside Rosa de JongThe simple wooden frames are miniature apartments that climb the steep, rocky terrain. Stilt houses, tents and exceptionally high ladders form the idyllic setting, which is surrounded by artificial moss, tiny trees and generally rough typography. Once assembled, the enchanting scenes appear to float in the open air or in the vertical housings of test tubes.
Based in Amsterdam, de Jong (previously) tells Colossal that she hopes to include water-based plants and crystals in future projects. “I feel like a big part of my job is designing things – let’s see if I can frame these inspiring natural elements,” she says, noting that the actual boxes are handcrafted by her father.
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