While there are plenty of spectacular materials around the globe, nothing exudes the charm of wood. One of the most sought-after materials, wood can be crafted in unimaginable ways. The natural imperfections of the ring and grain structure lend to its bespoke appeal.
Wood craft possesses a level of sensitivity, emotion and precision
Woodcraft requires phases of research and a study of the complexity of the materials. By the virtue of being strong, durable, light and flexible, wood is associated with high-quality furniture and facilitates experimentation.
The Italian expertise of woodcraft is irreplaceable! From intricate carvings to detailed inlay work, woodwork has widely been an outlet for new ideas and endless possibilities. Its color, veins, natural texture and various other characteristics make it ideal for anything from exteriors, furniture, sculptures to frames.
Every small detail embraces the authenticity of the material and its maker; there is perfection in each flaw
The best way to visualize the Intarsio is as a mosaic in which small pieces of different-colored wood are pieced together within a base. The technique involves carving a chunk from the wooden framework and ornamenting contrasting pieces into the surface.
Intarsio begins with transferring hand-drawn designs onto a wooden template which is then carved. Next, the artisan chooses different species of wood-based mainly depending on their color contrast. Intarsio makers essentially use a variety of saws, planes, clamps, chisels to achieve the finesse while carving intricate shapes.
The wood turning accentuates the surface and creates objects of curvature like bowls, columns, handles etc. Eligo, as the name suggests, brings elegance to every wood-turned piece. Classic chairs by the hands of wood turners like Fratelli Levaggi, are strong iconic pieces of modern design.
Giuseppe Rivadossi, is well known for his high-end unconventional furniture like the bubble-finish cabinets to cloud and wave-patterned dressers
Artists like Falegnameria Helmut Santifaller carve to perfection. Lorenzo Franceschinis of northeastern Italian region develops decor of organic forms, as a
Woodwork by Daniele Nencioni reflects the characteristics of Florentine traditions into custom carved furniture. Casa della Cornice, that translates as 'The house of frames', is in every essence the home to one-of-a-kind wooden frames. T