Working out of LA and San Francisco, Michael Boyd is the owner and maker of Plane Furniture, a company based on the idea that form should function effortlessly.
Formerly a musician, Korean maker Jong-Sun Bahk creates minimalistic furniture of exquisite craftsmanship, having a unique ability to clear away all excess and exclude adornment.
Mie Yokouchi creates her urushi works by applying mugi-urushi (a mixture of flour and lacquer) on linen cloth and Japanese paper, here we feature a few photos from inside her workshop.
His preferred style is ‘minimalist’, using a simple design which allows the wood to express its own qualities. This often includes natural edges, knot-holes and other natural imperfections.
A furniture company based in Rhode Island, United States and headed by industrial designer Asher Dunn, handcrafts all of it’s furniture by taking strong cues from nature itself.
Titled Mikado, Fredrik has deconstructed the function of a chair, reducing the complex form to a series of horizontal and vertical plane lines that rise from the ground.