Nest create beautiful hand crafted furniture made from solid timber. Their signature pieces are known for the clarity of their lines and seamless profiles. The work is distinctive in its use of polished lacquer in bright intense colours.
Their Phoenix series creates an unusual juxtaposition of reconstituted charred timber (made using the Japanese charring technique shou-sugi-ban) and vibrant lacquer surfaces.
In 2005 they received the Irish Furniture Design Award presented by John Makepeace. Nest’s furniture is in private collections and Museums internationally.
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The Phoenix > Enquire
Solid oak, lacquer
The top of the console is made up of 15 layers vibrant lacquer. In contrast to this, the underside is a charcoal black. The wood has been treated with a Japanese charring technique known as shou-sugi-ban. The top layer of the wood is burnt and then the hardened surface is cleaned and coated with oil for the smooth finish.
H 82 x W 125 x D 38cm
Limited edition of 10
Black Monday > Enquire
Inspired by cinematography and the editing process, Nest set out to create a sideboard which would look almost seamless, as if milled from a block with the precision of engineering. Amongst the distinctive features of this piece are the solid French walnut top which folds down along the length of the front face and the cylinder of light which defines the drawers.