SIXIXIS is a group of English designers exploring the creative possibilities of bent wood in playful products ranging from chairs to coat-hangers. Exhibiting at the upcoming TENT London event this month, as part of the London Design Festival 2007, these three recent graduates with a passion for sustainable product design use locally-sourced, raw bent wood to create compelling pieces which challenge viewers preconceptions.

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SIXIXIS is composed of Tom Raffield, Chris Jarratt and Charlie Whinney, who previously studied 3D Design for Sustainability together at Falmouth College of Arts, UK. Working in a studio in Cornwall, UK they are actively transforming locally available unseasoned wood into newly formed objects; from chairs to lampshades. We’re still a little curious as to how sustainable these designs really are, and we’ll be sure to investigate at the upcoming Tent event. As for price, well, you be the judge:

1. SPRINGSHADE. Designed to be used safely with low energy light bulbs: £48.00 from SIXIXIS. 2. CITYSCAPE COAT HANGER: £50.00 from SIXIXIS. 3. LOUNGE DADDY chair: £1450.00 from SIXIXIS. 4. CHAISE LONGUE NO.4: £2800.00 from SIXIXIS.

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