Adam Cruickshank has released a range of new, bespoke and formally gorgeously designed furniture.
April 28th, 2015
First up, the Nicholson Desk showcases a combination of textures, making the piece envelope warmth and timeless distinction. Copper drawer fronts with a water patina and sustainably harvested American Black Walnut coexist as the feature elements of the Nicholson Desk. The sharp frame houses features that make this desk both timeless and functional; leather lined drawers, integrated desk grommet for cable management, and drawer access from both sides.
This is launched alongside the Chrysalis Pendant Light In Copper. This light features a base of flat copper, with a pendant crafted into a cylindrical form, allowing light to escape and fill the space. A lemon shaped pattern is water jet cut from a copper sheet and assembled with 2 rivets, which transforms the pattern into a cocoon of light.
Cruickshank’s majestic Dune Wall Unit features a unique design derived from subtle crisp lines of desert sand dunes. The Dune Wall Unit is a progression of the complex surface moulding technique developed in Adam Cruickshank’s workshop over the last 5 years and has been adapted into a collection of seating, cabinetry, tables, and lighting. The technique allows both geometric and random patterns to be formed into complex surfaces; the scope for customised patterns and forms is diverse. This design, in American White Oak, features 27 push release doors and is finished in a clear lacquer.
One of two credenzas launched, the Ridge Credenza is a showcase of Adam’s innovative ‘complex surface moulding’ technique. The credenza is a recent addition to the cabinetry collection, and a result of CNC technology used in Adam’s workshop since 2012. The unique shape of the piece captures the changing light throughout the day, subtly affecting the design appearance constantly. The solid base is engineered from folded aluminium sheets that are CNC cut folded and laminated to form the high strength structure.
The second of two, the Leaf Credenza, was designed over five years. Adam developed an exclusive style of cabinetry by forming complex surfaces in timber. This ‘complex surface moulding’ technique allows timber to be folded into asymmetrical patterns where a CNC routing machine can etch fold lines into each layer and then press over a mould. This technique results in organic shaped surface patterns and a coveted piece of furniture.
Two fluid lines exist separately, while occupying the same intimate space. When they effortlessly link together, they create the Beso Suspension Light. As the highlight of the Adam Cruickshank design collection, the innovative design technique incorporates tensioned aluminium or wood and an opal acrylic diffuser with LED.
The Feldhusen Bar Stool is designed with contemporary lines and crafted with the finest materials. The design is completed with an upholstered aniline leather seat, centralising the style and sophistication of the space in which it resides.
The Jenzen Outdoor Setting low chair and side table have been specially designed with the outdoor entertainer or solitude ponderer in mind. With Teak, Jarrah, and Sheoak options, the furniture can be made to compliment the area and broader exterior design.
The Plexus Light is a light inspired by the common elements that underlie the naturally occurring and man-made branching patterns that exist in structures all around us, from veins in a leaf to the streets in an urban sprawl, and the complexities of the human body’s intricate pathways. The Plexus Light is fully programmable so that the intensity, colour and sequence of the light can be created to achieve the desired ambience and effect. Adam has recently completed this Plexus Light installation for the lobby in the new Oceanna 29 apartment complex in Scarborough, Western Australia.
Finally, The Fletcher Chair is a carefully designed item, built considering ergonomics and the space it resides, along with time, longevity, tone, texture, and craftsmanship. The sculptural nature of both the seat and backrest accommodates different body types, allowing for free movement and comfort. The geometry of the frame distributes any stress eliminating the possibility of joint failure within the chair.
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