Handwoven Orkney Style Straw Brodgar Bench by Gareth Neal

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The Brodgar bench, a contemporary Orkney bench combining an oak Windsor chair vernacular with the traditional straw back typical to Orkney furniture. Exclusively designed for The New Craftsmen by Gareth Neal and made by Orkney furniture maker Kevin Gauld, this striking bench showcases the vernacular straw work of traditional Orkney chairs to stunning effect. Shown here with the traditional drawers fitted underneath the bench, it can be made to order with the drawers.

Gareth Neal is a Dalston-based furniture maker with a unique approach to design, through material inventiveness, curiosity and reinterpretation, he has helped to shape a New Era within the context of design and Craft.

Kevin Gauld is a furniture maker based on the Scottish island of Orkney. He produces individually made, traditional and contemporary furniture informed by local materials, tools and traditions from his workshop on Orkney.

Details

  • Condition
    Excellent
  • Dimensions
    29.53 in. H x 40.94 in. W x 18.11 in. D
    75 cm H x 104 cm W x 46 cm D
  • Seller Location
    London, United Kingdom
  • Number of Items
    10
  • Reference Number
    LU250936854053
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