Rabung Table / Abu Hanifa Ab. Hamid

Ab. Hamid, Abu Hanifa (2021) Rabung Table / Abu Hanifa Ab. Hamid. In: Design Decoded 2021 : Art Exhibition. Faculty of Art and Design, Universiti Teknologi MARA (UiTM) Kedah Branch. ISBN 9789672948131 (Submitted)


These characters of wood craftsmanship; rabung, kekuda, perahu, kepala perahu have influenced the designer to produce ideas for a conceptual table; the Rabung Table. The design mainly focuses on the influence from the craftsmanship of woodworking in traditional Malay houses and boats. Starting with the kekuda, which can be seen on the legs design and bottom structure of the table. The Kepala perahu inspired the design of the table top support. Additionally, the shape and arrangement of the wood planks on the table top represents the perahu shape and character. The designer has chosen a 1:7 scale model to represent the actual shape of the table. The designer started with a rough sketch which was then refined digitally. Then using the wood sticks as a main construction material to represent the wood planks. In this design, the designer intends to capture the distinctive looks of Malay traditional craftsmanship in woodworkingthat has faded into the modernism of nowadays material and technology. However, the shape and structural techniques of traditional house roofs concept are still relevant until today.


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Ab. Hamid, Abu Hanifa
Subjects: N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts > Furniture
N Fine Arts > NK Decorative arts > Furniture > Furniture design
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Kedah > Sg Petani Campus > Faculty of Art and Design
Keywords: Rabung, Malay traditional, wood craftsmanship
Date: 2021
URI: https://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/59059
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