Wednesday, June 10, 2009
Sustainable Bedroom Suite
Between moving to a new apartment and working on so many new furniture projects I've neglected my blog. Poor blog. So I'm back to post a quick update on a project we're working on, which I've dubbed the "Sustainable Bedroom Suite." (*Editor's note, this project is now installed and being enjoyed by its gracious owners - we are scheduling a photo shoot the moment the custom window seat cushions arrive)
In collaboration with brilliant interior designer, Sarah Todd (firstname.lastname@example.org), we've designed a suite of bedroom furniture for an Upper East Side home that utilizes FSC certified plywood, bamboo plywood ("Plyboo"), Kirei plywood, and non-toxic finishes to create a modern bedroom oasis. The home owners needed lots of storage for their impressive book collection, closed storage for clothes hampers, and a desk for paperwork and internet surfing. The bookcases and hamper boxes/bench seats are made of FSC certified plywood and finished with a non-toxic precatalyzed white lacquer. The desk is made of solid Plyboo with a natural oil finish (the picture shows a combo of Plyboo and lacquer, the finished piece is 100% Plyboo). The dresser is made of Kirei and laminate.