For clients with modern tastes, Tom Schneider presented an interesting collection. As with previously highlighted Starbay, Tom Schneider’s work reflects the beauty of wood with contemporary curves flowing through all his pieces.
The new Atlas Collection shows fluid simplicity with glass tops completing the sculptured look for a range of products including dining, console, lamp, coffee and media tables. The signature curves are present through all his ranges of furniture and are constructed using veneers of maple, oak, cherry, ash and walnut.
Every piece of furniture is individually handmade by a team of craftsmen without large scale machinery. Furniture is only made once you have chosen exactly what you want. This means that, by ordering a Tom Schneider piece of furniture, you are choosing a truly unique, inimitable creation. Most of the designs are made using unique, innovative methods from workshops full of handmade formers and unusual jigs which helps create the distinctive shapes.
The flowing curves are created by laminating plywood, which is many thin layers of wood glued together, to form incredibly strong shapes. They are then skillfully veneered by hand.
Look out for students seminars organised by the NDA Interior Design school at Tom Schneider’s north London Showroom later in the year.