Grit: Furniture Made with Sandpaper

Israeli industrial designer Avi Fedida created Grit, a furniture series that’s inspired by the natural wear and tear caused by time.

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When designing the collection, he decided upon sandpaper as the main tool to echo the aged effect of time. The sandpaper almost becomes a canvas, where unique textures are created by grinding a wide spectrum of wood on the sandpaper.

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Meanwhile, the sandpaper is also integrated into the white oak used for the furniture, and left exposed.

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Watch a video on how Grit is made:

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