• VERSATILE CHARMS OF SUSTAINABLE AMERICAN HARDWOOD (PRACTICAL DESIGN)

    The Handicraft and Wood Industry Association of HCMC (HAWA) and the American Hardwood Export Council recently announced the finalists and winners of the Hoa Mai Furniture Design Competition.
  • VERSATILE CHARMS OF SUSTAINABLE AMERICAN HARDWOOD (CREATIVE DESIGN)

    “Less is more” was a famous quote from Ludwig Mies van der Rohe, a German architect and designer, he was an advocate of simplicity design. His minimalism design style influences every aspect of people’s lifestyle not only in the past but also nowadays.
  • VERSATILE CHARMS OF SUSTAINABLE AMERICAN HARDWOOD (COLORFUL DESIGN)

    VERSATILE CHARMS OF SUSTAINABLE AMERICAN HARDWOOD (COLORFUL DESIGN)

    For furniture, the material is at the soul of its existence The natural wood, the modern metal and the cozy fabric……
  • BRAVE NEW WORLD DESIGN

    Designer John Kelly has built his reputation over 30 years designing furniture for brands around the world such as Calvin Klein, Hinoki Kagu and Koda as well as his eponymous range. Here he talks to us about his latest work and the role of bravery in creativity, his love of timber and his American red oak range.
  • THE NEST BY DALLAS PIERCE QUINTERO

    An outdoor lookout that evokes a bird’s nest, designed by Dallas-Pierce-Quintero for Sir John Sorrell CBE, Chairman of London Design Festival. Randomly layered pieces of red oak in different lengths let the light filter through at various points. The wood has been thermally modified to make it more weather-proof.
  • FUGU BY JASPER MORRISON STUDIO

    A set comprising a table and two chairs that showcases the distinctive grain of red oak on its large, untreated surfaces, designed by Jasper Morrison Studio for Dr Trsistram Hunt, Director of Victoria & Albert Museum. The seat and backrest are curved to provide comfort and the grains are cleverly matched.
  • THE BLUSHING BAR

    A deep pink circular bar is set to take centre stage at the Wallpaper* Handmade X: With Loveexhibition, designed by architects Chan + Eayrs and made out of red oak by Sebastian Cox. This experimental piece has been created to answer the brief of X set by the team at the magazine to celebrate 10 years of its showcase in Milan.
  • OAK REDEFINED DENFAIR

    A collaboration with Australian architect and furniture designer Adam Markowitz and graphic artist Marcus Piper, oak REDefined is a space to recharge, relax and reconnect as well as to rediscover the physical and emotional properties of American red oak.
  • MUTIPLY

    MUTIPLY

    A collaboration between AHEC, Waugh Thistleton Architects and Arup, Multiply confronts two of the current age’s biggest challenges – the dire need for the housing and the urgency to flight climate change and presents the fusion of modular systems and sustainable construction material as a solution.

AMERICAN HARDWOOD EXPORT COUNCIL

For over 25 years the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) has been at the forefront of international wood promotion, successfully building a distinctive and creative brand for U.S. hardwoods. AHEC’s global programme of activities secures a future for American hardwoods by demonstrating the performance and aesthetic potential of these sustainable materials, while providing valuable creative inspiration and technical advice.

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