The Japanese believe a tree acts as a link between the heavens above and the earth below. These trees can get a second life as furniture which brings that same feeling to our homes. The Kyoto Stool by The Twig Co. ($175) was designed in this spirit. In creating this stool they’ve paid meticulous attention to details through simplicity, waste-reduction, and joinery. They start each stool from a large piece of lumber which is dissected, hand-planed and shaped into the individual pieces. The stools can be purchased in either solid walnut or cherry, and each is hand-finished in tung oil.
OneFortyThree has created a work of art called the “Roxy” chair ($425). You can buy this chair as a rocker or with standard legs. The chair is made from molded plywood veneered in walnut. You don’t need to worry about comfort because the “Roxy” comes with foam seat and back cushions in your choice of ...[Read More]