Wood

Structural Tambour

Jun 29, 2010No Comments

Wood-fabric hybrid tambour Designer Hongtao Zhou invented this structural tambour in 2008 in Madison, Wisconsin and made his first bench from this new structure. The

Shelf Space

Apr 18, 2010No Comments

CNC-machined hardwood The result of an experimental four-month collaboration with an aerospace machinery manufacturer, the fluid form of Paul Loebach’s Shelf Space pushes the limits

Tatami Igusa

Mar 03, 2010No Comments

Igusa straw wall covering Igusa straw is the primary ingredient used to make Tatami mats in Japan. The material has a variety of benefits such

BBS Panels

Jan 26, 2010No Comments

Cross-laminated timber panels BBS are structural solid wood panels made of sustainably harvested, fast-growth soft wood. By laminating longitudinal and cross layers (X-LAM), the natural

Agriboard

Jan 04, 2010No Comments

Bio-based structural insulated panel Agriboard is an insulated building panel comprised of compressed agricultural fibers, oriented strand board, and engineered lumber caps. Its principal product

Fortis Arbor

Nov 05, 2009No Comments

Wood mosaic tiles Fortis Arbor wood mosaics are made by shaping and finishing exotic hardwoods made from plantation-grown lumber. The tiles are handcrafted from solid

WoodSure

Oct 21, 2009No Comments

Acrylic-infused wood WoodSure is natural wood that has been infused with acrylic resin, which enhances both the beauty of the wood and its durability. The

Tambour

Sep 18, 2009No Comments

Bamboo and coconut-palm strips with a cloth backing Smith and Fong’s Tambour is a flexible, lightweight panel that is a cost effective and highly durable

Tonecoon

Sep 07, 2009No Comments

Woven water-hyacinth daybed According to the University of Florida Center for Aquatic Plants, water hyacinth is one of the most invasive plants. Water hyacinth was

CocoBlock

Sep 04, 2009No Comments

End-grain coconut-palm solid surfacing CocoBlock is a solid surface material made entirely of coconut palm that has been specially engineered to reveal its naturally fibrous