I'm excited to show you my new range of furniture which will be launching at Milan Furniture Fair 2012.
This is the Bertha Sideboard, it's a petite piece and was inspired by a trip to Fogo Island, New Foundland.
There is a strong tradition of boat building, and lot of the houses there are clad with tongue and groove, with furniture made using basic boat building techniques--you may have seen some of my earlier posts about this amazing place.
Through the key hole detail
Trying to get the key hole shape right! (it's now made by CNC)
The collection started with the Bertha armchair- which is part of an exciting collaboration with SCP and the Shorefast Foundation on Fogo Island.
The frame is made from FSC approved Douglas Fir and is designed to provide both rigidity and strength. The sides of the frame are flat whilst the four back panels gently kick outwards like a boat's hull. The feet are part of the frame design, this gives the piece the sense of a beautifully crafted continuous line. The loose drop seat has elasticated webbing with neatly fitting feather and down seat and back cushions upholstered in Bora Da Willow fabric. Made in the UK.
We have just developed a two seater version too- seen below upholstered in Bora-da, which is a fabric I designed and made in Wales.
And last but not least,a new range of pouffes covered in a greeny/grey knitted lambswool fabric we call Braid.
If you are coming to Milan Furniture Fair I hope to see you there- I will post more details about SCP's event soon.
For more informatio,n or press images of any of these furniture pieces, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
or go to www.scp.co.uk