Benchmark unveils wood business home furnishings selection
Working in collaboration with AHEC, Benchmark created a new selection of wooden business office furniture
Benchmark offers a new sequence of household furniture for the business office, increasing its Victoria office environment desk into a thoroughly-fledged collection in stable wooden. Offered in the course of Clerkenwell Style 7 days 2022 at St James’ Crypt (24-26 May 2022), the exhibition also marks the official launch of Pascal Hien’s Migo stool, initially unveiled as part of Wallpaper and AHEC’s Discovered initiative in 2021.
The Victoria collection was born as a response to three crucial troubles dealing with modern household furniture makers: shifting workspaces, an urgent will need for sustainable and carbon-effective home furniture manufacturing, and a significant breakdown in hardwood provide across Europe. Designed of sound timber, the selection contains a modular workbench system, a folding meeting desk, a sit-stand desk (also a good selection if you are hunting for household workplace desks), a credenza, planter and end-of-desk storage, all conceived by Benchmark’s staff with a fashionable, dynamic workspace in head.
Victoria credenza in American crimson oak
In certain, the use of purely natural elements is a rarity in office home furniture, and the team have produced the Victoria collection with the intention of connecting with character and increasing temper and wellbeing of buyers.
Benchmark worked closely with very long-time period collaborator AHEC, to make the assortment from American red oak, a sustainable, renewable timber that makes up approximately 40% of North America’s hardwood forests nevertheless is mainly underused its use in furnishings production actively added benefits biodiversity. Also, Benchmark also employed British ash, another traditionally undervalued timber. The collection’s furniture is made from trees felled because of to ash-dieback, whose wood can however be utilised for producing hence unlocking the trees’ carbon storage likely.
Victoria Sit-Stand Desk in British-grown ash
Suggests Benchmark co-founder, Sean Sutcliffe: ‘underpinning rational and versatile types, the hallmark Benchmark craftsmanship and the lovely reliable American oak and British ash, is a story about carbon capture, about the good quality of the air we breathe, about character and biodiversity and about the health and fitness and wellbeing of those people that use our home furnishings.’ §