THE SUSTAINABLE LIFE

Homes & Gardens|March 2020

THE SUSTAINABLE LIFE
Our columnist Sebastian Cox on the wellness-enhancing power of decorating with real wood


Last month we were in the woods, now we’re in our London workshop with the spring sun bouncing off our wood-dust white walls. The transporting of freshly harvested timber from our woodland in Kent to the workshop in the city is, I often think, a good metaphor for the delivery of a piece of our furniture. We are bringing the natural world into the human world, much as we do when we place a dining table in someone’s kitchen – a moment in which I wonder (and often ask) about what leads our customers to commission us. Is it the design, the story or something else?

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March 2020