Friday, 21 March 2014

BROKEN: Exploring the Defects in Wood

Finnish designer Jalmari Laihinen, explores the beauty of wood with all of its cracks, breaks, and defects, in a series of furniture called BROKEN. By allowing the true natural properties of wood to show through, wood becomes more than just the material that the pieces are made from. Wood with defects is often discarded and not used in the furniture making process, but Laihinen embraces them and treats these unique features as accents.

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