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BLEND Uses Different Sawing Techniques for a New Perspective on Wood

09.27.19 | By
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In his latest project, Dutch designer Ward Wijnant explores sawing techniques resulting in geometric patchworks that make the wood grains pop. Despite using just one tree, the finished designs in the BLEND collection benefit from sawing the tree in two different ways using quarter sawing and plain sawing techniques. To top it off, Wijnant plays around with inlays and grain direction, and finally, vibrant color stains to elevate the three-piece series, which includes two lamps and a storage cabinet.

Photos by Ronald Smits.

Check out previous posts about Ward Wijnant here.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.