About Roy Livingston
My introduction to bending steel was in the stamping plants of Detroit. I worked midnights right out of high school bending and shaping steel into parts for Chrysler cars to pay for college. In Art school I gravitated towards 3D design. Where simplification of forms can create a playful dialogue between the positive and negative spaces. Miles Davis said “Don’t play what is there, play what is not there…” The origami-inspired tables that I create are reduced to elemental forms leaving only what’s necessary. When working I try to hear the space between the notes.