Ceremony Bench no.1 (2016) is part of ‘The Coffee Ceremony’ collection. The piece, made in solid British elm, with details in brass and Japanese bamboo, takes inspiration from Japanese design principles, as well as Western cabinetry techniques.
The hand-cut joints are wedged in Japanese smoked bamboo, and the front legs are connected to the seat with a sliding dovetail tenon. Brass bars are used to increase the strength of the backrest,a nd the textured seats are carved by hand.
Price: on application
The piece will be exhibited as part of Collect, at the Saatchi Gallery, 2nd-6th February 2017.