Natural inspirations of Woodlabo
Gaël Wuithier is a designer who lives between Turku in Finland and Bordeaux. After having traveled Europe for seven years with the Companions of the Devoir and thus acquired a mastery without question of the trades of wood, he founds Woodlabo.
For the sake of quality and respect for the environment, the wood used for its creations comes from sustainably managed forests from France or Finland. In the same vein, Gaël Wuithier designs his products so as to obtain a minimum loss in the raw material. Objects of high quality, reflective and sensitive, they enjoy a manufacturing on a human scale. The Woodlabo concept, which is creative and responsible, is very intelligently integrated into the contemporary design landscape.
The M-cocoon project, light wooden gossamer lamps, was praised several times in many design magazines and trends for its poetry and its manufacturing process. “Reinterpretation of period chandeliers adapted through contemporary forms and noble materials. The M_cocoon chandeliers act like a silky envelope, with sharp lines allowing the light to express itself “.
Nelumbo, a modular furniture project, is a combination of playful and generous modules. “The idea was to create a tree-fold that used to structure a space. All the elements of this furniture are modular. The trunk can be screwed and unscrewed to the desired height, varying the various segments that constitute it. And the leaves can be picked and re-arranged into tables, low or high. Nelumbo refers to a sacred Indian lotus, the heart of which is fluorescent yellow. The lotus leaves here are grafted to a totem pole “.
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