KN-KX By Nguyen Thanh Nam


Nguyen Thanh Nam

Industrial design - Tôn Đức Thắng University

‘The hundred knot bamboo”, a Vietnamese fairytale in which the hero commands 100 stems of bamboo to first ‘Stick together, stick together’ and then ‘unstick unstick’ in his quest to win his bride, was the initial catalyst for this intricate design by Nguyen Thanh Nam. The stability of red oak made it the perfect timber for the complexity of this piece, Nam also chose to stain with a dark hued oil for a more dramatic effect.