Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

Netherlands-based designer Erik Stehmann explores using simple materials and basic techniques to build a table and chair.

Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

“Inspired by the typical ‘woodworker’ sentence: ‘Glue is stronger than wood’, I experimented with glue and wood to test this phrase. After testing lots of different types and brands of glue I discovered a glue that succeeded. By cutting a beam up in blocks, and gluing it together as a beam again, it became even stronger than the original beam,” Erik explains.

Each oak block is cut by hand, rounded and glued by Erik in his shop.

Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

I had to also share his cute :O Chair. Yes – :O. It’s just too cute.

Blocks by Erik Stehmann in home furnishings  Category

You can see some of Erik’s other work here.