Working with wood is like working hand-in-hand with nature. The scent, the feel, the twisting organic forms. To open a tree for the first time, is nothing short of a revelation. Nature quietly gives up her secrets, revealing a history for us inside.
As a woodworker, it is essential for me that my work bears a humble reference to its origin; a respect for the material and its tactile presence, telling the story that makes us curious, excited, and seduced.
Every piece of wood that is used is carefully selected for each specific piece, paying particular attention to colour, grain, character and structure.
Before the art of industrial design came to be, cabinetmakers were responsible for the entire creation process of a piece of furniture, from its initial conception to its shape and colour all the way to final production.
The design bears a humble reference to its origin; a respect for the material and its tactile presence.
The silver floating in the veins of the wood, bubbles out of knot holes, creating silverlakes that leave a trail of the stamen.
Dovetail keys or Butterfly joints have been used both in decorative and structural joints since ancient times. The butterfly joint is a one of Laura Bergsøe's trademarks.