Cross banded Ash lumber combined with 3,800 nails and one bruised thumb create two Andre Sornay inspired credenzas. Andre Sornay, born in 1902, was a French modernist furniture designer who made contemporary pieces that would end up changing the industry for the next century to come. As admirers of his work, we were thrilled when we were commissioned to do this project.  We used the same construction methods executed by Sornay in the early 20th Century.  We incorporated his most famous technique – cloutage – the process of strategically placing nails in a decorative line pattern.

 

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