September 10, 2009

Furniture Carved By Nature

The organic movement is developing some very deep roots, some of which are being polished up, and turned into furniture!!

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Godzilla Table from Chista

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1cabinfurniture.com dble tier root ped table

Double Tier Root Table from 1cabinfurniture.com

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Burl Bowls, from vivaterra.com

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Grove Root Desk from 1cabinfurniture.com

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nantucket driftwood side table arteriors

Nantucket Driftwood Side Table, available through Gaita Interiors

vivaterra.com fallen branch table

Fallen Branch Table from vivaterra.com

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In other cases, fallen branches, barely modified are being bundled together and turned into tables.  Pieces of driftwood are being put to practical use, for the first time in their long…drifting… existence.

Driftwood Mirror from www.bobointriguingobjects.com

Driftwood Mirror from bobointriguingobjects.com

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Tree trunks are sliced, legs added and used as is, with all of the natural ridges and bumps left just as they were when the tree stood in the forest.

hudson furniture

Hudson Furniture

landscape dyptych chista

Landscape Dyptych from Chista


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I think these tables by Chista are wonderful sculptural works; The brilliance of Nature joined with human ingenuity combined to create something completely new and beautiful.

At the heart of this movement is the understanding that Nature is an artist…and you don’t mess with Mother Nature!! You just polish her up, step back, and marvel at her magnificence!

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