Gallery: Curvy Steam Bent Achair is a Wood Awards Innovation Winner

Detail of the backrest and seat

Achair, a stylish seat produced by the ancient technique of bending wood with vapor, was recently honored in this year’s Wood Awards in the “innovation” category. Hand-made by British furniture designer David Colwell, the Achair is made from fast and locally grown Ash held together with recycled copper plumbing pipe rivets. The aim of The Wood Awards is to ¨recognise, encourage and promote outstanding design, craftsmanship and installation in wood,” which they say is ¨the world’s most naturally sustainable material.¨

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