Steven Banken has researched woodworking machinery and craft to create furniture where wooden parts are partially sawn, then glued together to create slight curvature.
Brent lives and works in Vancouver, and uses wood sourced from surrounding areas to communicate how he experiences nature and what it means to him through these materials.
Pieces of furniture designed by Terry Dwan, a Californian-born architect. They are made out of single blocks of solid cedar wood, which are turned on a lathe and sculptured to create flowing curves.
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.
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.
Italian light designers ILIDE have teamed up with skilled craftsmen to collaborate on this wooden carved light, titled TICK the light is an oval shade that's been carved using a chisel.
Zoë Mowat, a furniture and object designer based in Montreal, puts emphasis on simple forms, bold colours and unusual material combinations for geometric tables.
Tomokazu Furui crafts with real precision and skill. I’m particularly in awe of the chisel marks scatted around his pieces, these marks and ripples on the surface of the wood add real character.
The company based in Antwerp, Belgium produces high-quality tables from authentic materials such as solid oak, non-coated steel, and vegetable tanned leather with simplicity in mind.
A selection of new lacquer woodwork handmade by talented craftsman Hiroyuki Sugawara, who makes out of his studio Greenlight in Saitama Prefecture, Japan.
Japanese craftsman Yusuke Tazawa owns studio Think Forest! in in Ebina, Kanagawa Prefecture where he crafts these beautiful wooden trays. dishes and boxes by hand.