by TROELS FLENSTED
Ember is a sculptural side table treated with the Japanese wood-burning technique Shou Sugi Ban, to create a unique texture and a deep black colour. Made from Dinesen offcuts, which would have been sold as firewood. It was originally designed for the Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition in 2016 under the theme ‘Pitch Black’, suggesting exhibitors work with black as a colour.
“I wanted to use light to create dark. A table which looked like it had just been pulled from the fire” – Troels Flensted.
The charred wood rests on a black metal frame, lifting it from the ground to make it possible to appreciate how the different grain structures have reacted to the flames. The charred surface is treated in a way that looks as natural as possible yet durable enough to withstand everyday use.
Dinesen offcuts treated with the Japanese wood-burning technique Shou Sugi Ban, with metal frame.
Dimensions: 40 × 40 × 45 cm
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