FurnierGeschichten.com: About people and their love of a very special material
30.09.2014 – 09:00
Bad Honnef (ots) - FurnierGeschichten tells a story about people and their love and passion for a unique material: wood veneer. It is widely known that veneer is used in furniture-making. But the natural product is capable of more and is increasingly used to enhance many objects and products in everyday life. FurnierGeschichten.com presents extravagant furniture and other products made of veneer that have been little known of until now and introduces the artists, designers, and craftspersons behind the products. As different as the individual protagonists are, they all have one thing in common: their passion for veneer.
Among the experts, veneer is one of the finest things that can be made from wood. And it is also the most economical way to use wood. It is hard to believe, but with fine veneer the surfaces of the furniture for seven bedrooms can be finished - from the bed with bedside table to the wardrobe, chest of drawers and shelves on the wall.
Nowadays veneer competes with a range of man-made imitations. Yet as a design element used carefully, it is hard to imagine modern buildings and aircraft, boats or top class cars without it.
Each veneer sheet displays the characteristic features and decorative particularities of the wood selected with a great deal of time and effort. In the same way as no two trees are alike, the veneer sheets are never identical. The colour, figure and texture of veneer are always unique and bear witness to its individual character.
Furniergeschichten is a campaign by Initiative Furnier + Natur (IFN) e.V. in Germany. The initiative is supported by European companies in the veneer industry, trade and the veneer processing industry.