A year ago I embarked on a new direction with the main purpose to satisfy my creativity. I finally managed to stand back from what I was doing with my company and see what I needed to do. With no idea where it would take me, I started drawing and painting in the evenings. The next step was for me to bring these abstract doodle to life and start working in wood, I wanted to make hand-assembled pieces using traditional carpentry techniques and luckily my partner Jon was able to help me develop these pieces into a collection of chairs and mirrors.
Abstract Assembly, which includes a bench, three chairs, and four mirrors, features abstract, organic shapes that are reinterpreted into three-dimensional forms from Donna’s watercolor paintings. Those shapes are made from oak, beech, and Douglas fir offcuts that are joined together using traditional joinery. The collection was manufactured in collaboration with Jon Almond of
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