Reclaimed Wood Furniture by Sascha Akkermann

View all 12 Photos

If houses and furniture can bear sentimental value, then why not their constructs? Designer Sascha Akkermann embraces the history that can be visibly present on timber, after modification and rescue from their past lives. Produktwerft – “product shipyard” in translation – displaces the connotation of a shipyard as a wasteland of discards, and instead praises the unique odds and ends of such a collection. The series of wooden pieces that range from fur-topped stools to coffee table rounds all possess an individual look based on the wear on the wood’s natural grain and geometries of the found material. The spectrum of coloration is emphasized as slats are cobbled together in forming new surfaces and shelves, and ready to take on a couple more years of service.

Save

    string(8) "Kimberly"

Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

Tags: , , , , , ,

Featured Products Explore new arrivals at the Gessato Shop

More for you

  • Introducing Tuft + Paw

    Elegant and practical furniture for design lovers’ cats. Founded in 2016 by cat lover Jackson…

  • The Oaki Lounge Chair

    A modern chair that fuses Nordic design and Japanese craftsmanship. Perfect for reading or spending…

  • The Hook Lamp

    A modular pendant lamp inspired by outdoor markets. Seoul-based industrial designer Huisu Jo turned to…

  • Karimoku Commons Tokyo

    A new showroom and gallery space that features the brand’s latest furniture collections and creative…

  • Bird Silo

    A modern bird feeder made from 100% recycled plastic. Modern birdhouses and feeders come in…

  • The Ashi Fireplace Tools

    A set of elegant and practical tools for modern fireplaces. Wood-burning stoves, fire pits, and…

  • The Line

    A minimalist collection of tables and stools that put the focus on the beauty of…

  • The Tusk Candle Collection

    Modern candles inspired by the animal world. Designed by UMÉ Studio co-founder Victor Lefebvre, the…

  • The Vipp Swivel Chair

    An office version of the elegant Vipp chair design. Following on the footsteps of the…

  • The Sneature Bio Sneaker

    An innovative and eco-friendly sneaker concept that features only biodegradable materials. Created by German designer…

  • The Founder Clock by Lemnos

    A minimalist clock that celebrates the craft of metal casting. Japanese brand Lemnos makes timeless…

Take me there

  • The Aman Kyoto Hotel

    A high-end hotel that draws inspiration from traditional Japanese inns. Nestled in a private garden…

  • The Dexamenes Seaside Hotel

    An abandoned winery converted into a high-end hotel. Located on a pristine beach in the…

loader