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Thu 4.12.

Veneer: Wood at its Best

Posted by Walter Phillips on 04.12.2014 - Tagged as: ,

Furniture by Sarah Maier

Furniture by Sarah Maier

We all know what veneer is – at least we think we do. Few of us, though, know the full range of applications that this finest of tree products has to offer. Highly versatile not only in technical terms, but also in its visual and emotional impact, veneer is always much more than simply a surface finish. On the contrary, there is a complex quality to it that appeals to a number of senses. The marketing association Initiative Furnier + Natur e. V. therefore regards it as one of its objectives to communicate this richly faceted diversity and to draw the attention of architects and designers to the enormous potential of veneer as a natural material. All it takes is a few typical applications to open our eyes to what veneer really can do. (by Ulrich Büttner)

 

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