Wood Awards 2013 Shortlist - Furniture Categories archive
Wednesday 11 September 2013
We bring you some of the shortlisted entries for the Bespoke Furniture and Production Made Furniture categories for the 2013 Wood Awards
A shortlist of just 30 has been selected from a record entry of 318 British projects in the Wood Awards 2013, the UK's premier award scheme celebrating excellence in design in wood.
Specialist judgesThe independent judging panel of architecture, engineering, craftsmanship and design experts and specialists led by Michael Morrison of Purcell UK and Sean Sutcliffe of Benchmark Furniture now see the shortlist in person before making their final decisions. The winners of the Wood Awards categories and which project will receive the coveted Gold Award - the winner of winners - will be announced on the 19 November at a reception hosted by the Worshipful Company of Carpenters.
Shortlisted projectsThe shortlisted projects range from Wilkinson Eyre Architect's Mary Rose Museum in Portsmouth featuring Canadian Western red cedar to Atmos Studio's undulating RoominaRoom in London, using birch plywood, European oak and American black walnut, and in the Furniture categories, Angus Ross's deconstructed Tay Bench in Scottish and European oak is shortlisted alongside a second Atmos Studio project, 16 metres of continuous integrated landscape furniture in Latvian birch plywood with seating for 80 people.
The Wood Awards 2013 shortlist was showcased for the first time at 100% Design in London from 18-21 September, and at Timber Expo, at the NEC in Birmingham from 24-25 September, 2013. The two categories we will be looking at here are 'Bespoke Furniture' and 'Production Made Furniture'.