Alcarol recovered some old chestnuts logs from the undergrowth of the Italian Dolomite mountains and preserve the natural bark surface , which is embedded in a resin resembling the water that generated their life.
The design engages with the alcarol’s concept of environmental cross-section. By filling the gaps with resin, alcarol achieves a new functionality with the poetic choice to freeze time at the end of the tree’s life cycle.
In Creek Table the jagged edges of chestnut wood section planes look each other just like banks, separated by a sinous resin creek: a perfect recall of a Dolomites nature’s view.
London Design Festival 2014
280 x 100 x H 75 cm / Customizable Sizes, Design and Finishes
Chestnut Solid WOOD,
Extraclear Polished RESIN,
Burnished STEEL Legs.
Natural Wood surface not covered by resin on the section planes. Selective wood coating with matt natural effect.