Hey Santa – I mean Jim Zivic’s coal, specifically.  Zivic is the mastermind behind stunning coal sculptural pieces as well as contemporary handcrafted furnishings.  Zivic’s art interprets nature with a man-altered finish, however just barely.  The dense, rawness of natural form can transform any interior – whether contemporary or traditional.

Juxtaposition of Zivic's Coal

Jim Zivic's Coal Scuplture c/o Ralph Pucci
Jim Zivic’s Coal Scuplture c/o Ralph Pucci

Zivic balances rawness & elegance with such ease.   As Forbes writer Richard Nalley writes, Zivic manages “hone lumps of coal into $30,000 end tables.  On the other hand, they are very beautiful – gemlike, even mysterious”.  His latest line of furniture includes a leather link hammock which is suspended from the ceiling with zipper-like straps. 

Leather Link Hammock via Jim Zivic Designs.

Leather-Link-Hammock

To see more of Zivic’s work, please visit Jim Zivic Design.  Happy Holidays!

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