The design of
this console has its roots in a table I developed in the 90ís and has evolved
through several iterations. The design exploits contemporary
techniques, whilst retaining the traditional handwork which is characteristic of
the finest bespoke
furniture, and includes the precision fit of the hand dovetailed drawers, the handling of the veneers
and the ebony corner stringing.
features extensively in my work. This is an
poplar veneer which is produced by rotary cutting the log. The resulting
veneers, died natural and bleached, are laminated into a large block
which is sliced, to produce
the final veneer.
The selection of
this veneer, its grain pattern giving the appearance of textile, is
fundamental to the design as is the ebony edge detail which defines
Height: 32 ins. width: 56 ins. depth: