Wonderful Wooden Work - Inlaid sideboards

Monday 1 September 2014

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Alessandro Mendini created two inlaid sideboards for Italian design website Porro.com.

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Mendini uses the wood as decoration, using three different woods for a geometric pattern. These woods were elm (Ulmus procera), oak (Quercus robur) and acacia (Umbellularia californica).

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The sideboards have maple (Acer saccharum) interiors with elements of pliable brass, bronze and inbox steel.

(VIA DESIGN MILK)

(PHOTOGRAPHS COURTESY OF DESIGN MILK)