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06 Apr Reimagined Wood Grains

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BLEND is based on the idea to visualize the effect of different sawing techniques by emphasizing the woodgrains.  

Wijnant Ward used a quarter sawing technique, woodgrains appear as stripes. With a plain sawing technique, woodgrains appear as flames.

Reimagined Wood Grains
Reimagined Wood Grains
Reimagined Wood Grains

Wijnant Ward’s work is characterized by experimenting with materials. This unexpected element of discovery is what’s meaningful in a product or design. To create the product, Wijnant welded a pattern of raised stainless steel welts onto thick slabs of steel. These building blocks have a more or less uniform colour when the steel is first welded, but once it goes into the oven to be tempered, the two kinds of steel respond in different ways.

Reimagined Wood Grains

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