Mexico and many Latin American countries are rich with masterful artisans and craftsmen of great skill and talent that are capable of creating objects of outstanding beauty and rich cultural value. With this in mind, Shift’s new Viva collection merges artistry and craftsmanship with modern technology to create furniture pieces with soul. Each piece in the furniture collection consists of a set of computer-machined parts that can be packed flat to ship and easily assembled at home.
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Shift’s Viva stool is composed of four wooden triangular pieces carefully hand crafted by artisans. Made using natural materials such as wood, and leather, Viva can be customized and ordered from a selection of natural wood veneers that provide a unique and personalized look. As its name implies, Viva is not only a tribute to the culture of Latin America, but also a celebration of the skills of local craftspeople.