Lives and Works: Singapore
The Secret Life of Trees was born out of a desire to breathe a second life into trees that have been cut down (for a variety of reasons).
Trees have always held a special place in my heart. They literally give us life by providing oxygen through photosynthesis; and yet, humans have taken to plundering much of the natural forests and jungles in which magnificent trees reside.
Using only timber that has been either sustainably sourced or salvaged from being turned into chipboard, the Secret Life of Trees aims to push the boundaries of this material to develop products that marry form with function, using techniques that ensure that the pieces will last lifetimes living in the homes of people, beyond its initial life as a tree amongst other trees.
All pieces are made and shaped by hand and designed with heart in Singapore.
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