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Embroidered Sofa
Embroidered Sofa
Embroidered Sofa
Embroidered Sofa
Embroidered Sofa
Embroidered Sofa

Project Work Status: Completed Projects

Material: Recycled Old Burma Teak Wood / Cotton Thread
Polish: Water based PU - no added colour
Dimensions: 22.5' x 6'6'

Over 50,000 holes are hand drilled into the 2' thick seating area at 1/8th' spacing to allow for the seating area to be upholstered using 'Zardosi' hand embroidery based on French knot embroidery techniques. (500 hours of embroidery).The gridded base serves as a canvas that allows for the imagery to be altered when desired. 

Blurring the boundaries between skin and structure the sofa re-defines traditional upholstery by enabling the embroidery to be an integral part of the piece. Hand crafted - 32 pieces of wood are joint together devoid of metal fasteners using exquisite traditional joinery in recycled old Burma teak wood addressing issues of sustainability- of both resources and craftsmen. A complete knockdown construction allows for all the pieces to be disassembled with ease, thus facilitating easy transportation and re-assembly.
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