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Ever wondered what are the limits in the ancient marquetry art? Well, Project CULTURE decided to put them to the test and the breathtaking results will be exhibited at Maison et Objet 2019.

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Working tools of a Woodworker. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

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Woodworker Master Artisan. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

This is the art and craft of applying pieces of veneer to a structure to form decorative patterns, designs or pictures. The technique may be applied to case furniture or even seat furniture, to decorative small objects with smooth surfaces or to pictorial panels.

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Sketches. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

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Details. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

In Culture’s workshops, two magnificent stools were created using ancient techniques. Both were born from the hands of the master artisan Vitor Querido and one of them designed by Almiro Amorim.

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Applying Process. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

Autumn has a strong presence in one of the stool’s design. The orange and light brown leaves create an harmonious composition against the black background.

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Applying Process. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

On the other hand, the second stool is a true creative outburst filled with different references and patterns all merged together into an outstanding piece.

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Wooden Stool. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

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Wooden Stool and Tools. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

Don’t forget to take a little time to appreciate these pioneering woodworking masterpieces born from the makers and thinkers’ dedication and passion.

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Stool Details. Photo: ©Covet Foundation

 

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