Christina Ott & Marion Lanktree

Christina Ott & Marion Lanktree | public space

“Our piece is intended to create an enchanted environment, which promotes curiosity, interaction and ultimately participation. We hope the installation will evolve over the course of the show through participation.”

Ott studied Interior Design at Ryerson University. She participated in collective for CUTMR 2009 on the stairwell public space installation, which featured more than 4000 found keys. This installation was revised and remounted as part of the exhibit Upcycling; a group show featured at the Architecture and Design Museum in Los Angeles. She also interned for three summers at Peter Marino Architects in NYC during her studies, and currently works at Moss and Lam, a custom art studio in Toronto.

Lanktree graduated from the Material Art and Design program at the Ontario College of Art and Design in Toronto. She created a Wallflower piece now produced by Umbra. Her goal as a designer is to enchant and inspire through her use of aesthetics and materials in everyday objects. Currently, she is pursuing her MDes in Product Design at Carleton University, where she is further exploring the important role aesthetics play in our everyday environments.


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