Jill Fehrenbacher


by , 09/04/05

Andre Joyauk, Reclaimed Wood, Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Designer Andre Joyau recycles old hardwood to create stunning furniture pieces such as this hardwood coffee table (left), and Furo Bench (right). The self-taught woodworker has a knack for utilizing the natural character of wood: knots, cracks and all, to its best advantage. Joyau’s style of juxtaposing a clean minimalist aesthetic with rustic “flawed” material lends an unexpected dynamism to the pieces ? making them far more interesting than if they were made of a more “refined” wood. And, since his furniture is made entirely from reclaimed hardwood, it’s good for the environment as well.

Unfortunately the talented designer doesn’t seem to have website that I can point you to. However, he does have a shop in Greenpoint, Brooklyn, where customers can pop in and talk to him about getting custom-made pieces.

+ 20 Van Dam Street, Brooklyn, NY 11222; 718-963-2616.

Via Design*Sponge

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  1. SWWinters January 16, 2010 at 11:42 am

    Another talented woodworker, from upstate NY, that offers excellent custom reclaimed wood furniture is MIke Delnero of Delnero Furniture at http://www.Delnero.com

  2. Robin Nathalie December 12, 2007 at 2:37 pm

    Bonjour andré, j’ai eu des problemes avec ton adresse mail hepta20@aol.com, elle fonctionne toujours? tu peux me redonner ta nouvelle adresse mail? bisous,nathalie robin, de LONGNES

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