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DESIGN: Wood in 3 new chairs

DESIGN: Wood in 3 new chairs

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Wood is a material that will never cease to amaze us. Probably the most sought-after natural resource in the world, it is both perishable and capable of self-renewal. In the design world, wood is cherished and coveted for its many properties. Rendezvous with current events, and three new chairs to be warmly considered.

 

 

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Andrea Mestre, Gandia

 

Design, wood, chair Andrea Mestre, Gandia
Design, wood, chair Andrea Mestre, Gandia
Design, wood, chair Andrea Mestre, Gandia
Design, wood, chair Andrea Mestre, Gandia

Andrea Mestre has studied rattanIt is more for its capabilities than for its appearance. Indeed, as a cousin of wood, it is an incredibly flexible material, a property that is probably not exploited enough. This is why the designer went in search of this flexibilitytransforming an everyday piece of furniture into a dynamic objectIt is more integrated into our environment and our actions, because contrary to appearances, it is not a matter of a single person, the backrest and seat of Gandia are movingThey slide, accompanying and adapting to the slightest movement of the user.

 

More information on the website of Andrea Mestre.

 

 

 II

Arch Chair, Douglas and Bec

 

Design, wood, Arch Chair, Douglas and Bec
Design, wood, Arch Chair, Douglas and Bec
Design, wood, Arch Chair, Douglas and Bec
Design, wood, Arch Chair, Douglas and Bec

Taking advantage of the sculptural forms of the new wave design, the Arch by Douglas and Bec pays however tribute to the typical chairs of the Parisian breweriesof which Thonet was the initiator. A sublime combination of bent wood and rattan, once again, the object could be banal. Far from it. Embellished with a comfortable velvet seat, Arch has all the makings of an iconic and refined armchair, perfect for a hotel lobby, a living room, in short, an interior worthy of its allure.

 

More information on website: Douglas and Bec

 

 

III

Lisa Ertel, Dune

 

Design, wood, Dune chair, Lisa Ertel
Design, wood, Dune chair, Lisa Ertel
Design, wood, Dune chair, Lisa Ertel
Design, wood, Dune chair, Lisa Ertel

Wood can be a tool of illusion. Manipulated, machined, it can appear rougher than it really is. Lisa Ertel has played with the appearance of the wood, its rings and irregularity to reveal it in the open. Indeed, DuneThe wood was originally polished and smoothed using the sandblasting technique. finally finding relief, exaggerating the features of its rings. Designer forces nature to re-emergeand, thanks to the effects of light and shadow, it is finally the living that takes the step on the material, restoring its dynamic and complexity.

 

More information on website: Lisa Ertel

 

 

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Photographs: Dune, Michelle Mantel

 

 

Originally posted 2017-06-30 02:50:08.

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Chloé founded Huskdesignblog in 2016. Ever since, she is decoding every nook and cranny to find the best interiors and furniture ideas for her beloved readers and followers, eager for beautiful things.

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