• 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.
  • THE SMILE

    The Smile is the most ambitious cross laminated timber structure ever built. Designed by Alison Brooks Architects and Arup using American tulipwood cross-laminated timber. The Smile was a ground-breaking Landmark Project for the London Design Festival 2016 set to transform the way architects and engineers approach timber construction.

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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