Wednesday, January 7, 2009

Furnishing the garden

bench concept - model 1
Furniture in the garden is very important and is often overlooked. Carefully placed, a seat, bench or covered space offers refuge, and if you are an avid gardener like myself, a place to stop working and reflect. It is usually difficult to source quality furnishings that will work in our coastal context, which is why designing my own seemed obvious. I am currently working with local craftsmen to create the first prototype.





The seats aesthetic will work in a modern and traditional setting



materials:
-reclaimed oak seat slats
-ductal arches



Ductal is a revolutionary, ultra-high performance material that provides strength, ductility, durability and aesthetic flexibility.





furniture concept and visuals created by Christian Barnard

9 comments:

  1. cool concept and presentation Christian

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  2. Very nice, and your drawings are beautiful as always!

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  3. I remember this piece from your website. You need to sell them at Only Human (hint! hint! Christina):)

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  4. Christian,
    I want to know more about this ductal.

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  5. Beauitful piece that would add to any garden without taking away from its natural beauty which is the most important.

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  6. I just love those benches. I can see them in parks everywhere!

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  7. great job christian, your bench is perfect for our coastal setting...and the primary colour theme gives it a contemporary edge.

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  8. Great blog, I saw this site with some useful info on Outdoor Furniture, Hope it helps.

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  9. Furniture play a very important role in decoration. These benches are different and very beautiful.
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