US hardwood at London architects fair8 January 2016
US hardwood will feature at a London trade fair aimed at architects and designers this month.
One of the main attractions at ARCHITECT@WORK (January 27-28), is the Rotunda Serotina, featuring American cherry and maple. The event, which features collaborations, exhibitions and talks for its 2016 edition will be held at Olympia National hall.
The Rotunda is making its first appearance in London.
The American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) partnered with designers Kolman Boye and, furniture-makers Benchmark to create a towering structure of food plates in a commission for Wallpaper* Handmade 2015 called the Rotunda Serotina).
The Danish/Swedish architects Kolman Boye were invited by Wallpaper* to design a candystore concept piece for serving food during Wallpaper* Handmade in Milan.
Wallpaper* teamed up the designers with Benchmark, a company which has almost unparalleled knowledge of wood, to build the structure in collaboration with AHEC.