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Discovered Singapore presents 10 hardwood creations by emerging APAC designers

Discovered Singapore presents 10 hardwood creations by emerging APAC designers

The American Hardwood Export Council promotes the works of next-gen designers through Discovered Singapore exhibition happening from 16 to 22 May at Red Dot Design Museum Singapore.

Four Australian projects which embrace the beauty of American Hardwood

Four Australian projects which embrace the beauty of American Hardwood

American Hardwoods are known for their unmatched beauty, diversity of species and sustainability. Here we take a look at some of the most significant projects that have paved the way for the ongoing success of American hardwoods in Australian design.

Jarrod Lim pushes the boundaries of wood furniture

Jarrod Lim pushes the boundaries of wood furniture

Renowned designer Jarrod Lim on his modern interpretation of the peacock chair, his adoption of thermally modified American red oak and his collaboration with the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC).

Sun yourself on this outdoor timber chair by Jarrod Lim

Sun yourself on this outdoor timber chair by Jarrod Lim

We can’t get enough of this outdoor timber chair – the Sun Lounge – presented at FIND Design Fair Asia. Designed for superior comfort and longevity – Jarrod Lim’s newest seating piece was on show at the fair’s EMERGE showcase.

Wood experts draw out a new blueprint for a low-carbon future

Wood experts draw out a new blueprint for a low-carbon future

Industry thought leaders attending the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) 26th Southeast Asia and Greater China Convention have outlined the role of wood in securing a sustainable future. Here’s what you need to know.

5 renowned Indian architects reimagine the jhoola using American hardwoods

5 renowned Indian architects reimagine the jhoola using American hardwoods

Annkur Khosla, Naresh V Narasimhan, Prem Nath, Sanjay Puri, and Sonali and Manit Rastogi reinterpret the traditional Indian swing seat in collaboration with AHEC and THINK! Design.

American hardwood challenges perceptions in environmentally responsible design

American hardwood challenges perceptions in environmentally responsible design

The recent Kurunpa Kunpu collaboration, an exhibition of new furniture pieces realised in American maple, cherry and walnut, puts a spotlight on the resilience of First Nations People as well as the environmental impact of American hardwood species and their role in Australian design.

Lifecycles by Nathan Yong explores the tenets of sustainable furniture design

Lifecycles by Nathan Yong explores the tenets of sustainable furniture design

Designer Nathan Yong launched his latest furniture collection, Lifecycles, created in collaboration with American Hardwood Export Council.

AHEC’s Michael Snow on bettering the built environment with sustainable American hardwoods

AHEC’s Michael Snow on bettering the built environment with sustainable American hardwoods

Michael Snow, Executive Director of the American Hardwood Export Council (AHEC) challenges the misconceptions regarding wood and the environment, and shares key takeaways from this year’s AHEC convention held in Thailand.

American hardwood helps us rethink sustainable design

American hardwood helps us rethink sustainable design

Many designers claim that sustainability is at the core of their work, but what does this actually mean? In collaboration with local designers, the American Hardwood Export Council puts its materials to the test.

It’s all in the process: Tom Fereday’s ‘External Review’

It’s all in the process: Tom Fereday’s ‘External Review’

The American Hardwood Export Council and Tom Fereday recently launched External Review – a reflection of the Cove Lounge’s design process, from start to finish.

American hardwood answers a growing demand for sustainable timber

American hardwood answers a growing demand for sustainable timber

American hardwood may just be the answer to our timber shortage woes, and our stringent sustainability requirements. The American Hardwood Export Council provides indispensable insight into the topic.