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Tue 17.2.

The Wood Alchemist

Posted by Walter Phillips on 17.02.2015 - Tagged as: ,

Crosby Street Hotel New York: naturally dried oak flooring. Colour: Oyster

Crosby Street Hotel New York: naturally dried oak flooring. Colour: Oyster

Making wood visible, emphasising its structures, combining expressive aesthetics with a sensuous feel, refining surfaces with exquisite ingredients such as pigments, resins, waxes and oils – these are just a few of Torben Hansen’s alchemistic secrets: “Wood has a personality and a face and our craftsmanship brings both those qualities out.” A native of Denmark, Hansen has been sole managing partner of Schotten & Hansen since 2009. Founded by Hansen and its second name-giver in 1984, the company has evolved from a carpentry firm into a producer of hand-crafted floorboards, parquet and interior finishings. (by Atrium)

 

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