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george nakashima tray

by George Nakashima from Knoll - sale

george nakashima tray

Design George Nakashima, 2008
American walnut, hickory
Made in the USA by Knoll

George Nakashima is best known for his unique pieces of furniture, which are prized for their respect for the natural forms of the tree and the inherent grain of the wood. The Tray was designed in 2008 under the guidance of George Nakashima’s daughter, Mira. It is standard constructed of solid Douglas Fir that is quarter-cut and finished in a clear low-sheen finish. The edge details are available in solid Brazilian Santos or solid Wenge. Feature the designer's signature and KnollStudio logo on the underside.

Nakashima, a wood craftsman and poet, studied architecture at the University of Washington in Seattle, the Ecole Americaine des Beaux-Arts Fontainebleau in France and at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Nakashima received the gold medal for craftsmanship from the American Institute of Architects and the Hazlett Award. The subject of several one-man exhibitions, Nakashima also authored The Soul of a Tree: A Woodworker's Reflections.

21.4" w | 1.75" h | 16" d | 5lbs.

$466.40 + plus shipping
(please allow 8-12 weeks for this special product to be created and shipped to your location)
average rating: 5

George Nakashima

George Nakashima was a Japanese-American woodworker, architect, furniture maker and a father of the American craft movement. He received a gold medal for craftsmanship from the American Institute of Architects.
Knoll has remained true to the Bauhaus design philosophy that furniture should complement architectural space and not compete with it. Modernism is a passion at Knoll which results in ground breaking modern furniture.


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