This booklet documents the journey of Discovered – a global project harnessing 20 young designers’ experience of isolation to create a piece that responds to the functional and emotional connections to our everyday objects. The booklet provides an in-depth look at all 20 final designs, the project’s mentors and workshops, as well as the materials and their sustainability.
This publication explores a unique, creative project for London Design Festival 2019 where London’s top cultural leaders collaborated with some of Europe’s most exciting designers to create a legacy piece, exploring the performative and aesthetic qualities of American red oak.
The Workshop of Dreams (El taller de los sueños) is a creative journey that brings together four of Spain’s most exciting architects and designers, with inspiring talents from diverse cultural fields, in a celebration of Spanish creativity and craftsmanship with wood.
The Wish List is a unique collaborative project between some of the world’s best-known designers with some up-and-coming new names. It brings together the best in contemporary design and craftsmanship with an exploration of the properties of American hardwoods.
This publication tells the story of Endless Stair, a towering Escher-like structure that was erected outside Tate Modern in September 2013 for the London Design Festival. Made from American tulipwood CLT, it was an exciting exploration of space and form that also pioneered the use of a new material and acted as a research project. It was designed by dRMM and engineered by Arup.
Out of the Woods - the creation of 12 hardwood chairs
This publication documents a special collaboration between AHEC, the Royal College of Art (RCA), Benchmark Furniture and thinkstep (formerly PE International) in which 12 sets of students designed chairs, manufactured them, considered their life cycle assessments and exhibited the finished work at the Victoria and Albert Museum as part of the London Design Festival 2012.