BESPOKE FURNITURE I FURNITURE HANDCRAFTING
I create bespoke, stamped, hand crafted furniture pieces, or I can copy existing pieces, crafting unique items or in very limited quantities. The client may choose the type of wood and the finish.
Arm chairs, tables, nesting tables, consoles, sideboards, buffets, side tables, coffee tables, writing desks, chairs, bookcases, desks, chests of drawers, commodes, picture frames, small pieces of furniture, specific use furniture, bedside tables, stools, boxes, dressing tables, chiffoniers, lamps…
“I love going into people’s homes, listening to their stories and needs, building together the concept for a piece of furniture that will become part of their memories. I get immense satisfaction from the complicity that develops between the clients and myself and the joy as they receive their own bespoke, handcrafted, stamped piece of furniture.” – interview in VISI magazine, South Africa, Feb 2017.
Types of wood:
When I work in solid wood, I choose French woods or timber from forests in Europe such as walnut, oak, maple, ash, beech, birch, chestnut, cherry, plain, pear…
Working with veneers from around the globe offers considerably more creative options. Exotic woods for example often have vibrant colours and strong patterns allowing for graphic and artistic effects.