Furniture in Architecture .

2018 in review

We're pleased to say 2018 was a highly successful year for Luke Hughes, as we continued to grow the team in our Savoy Court studio and strengthen our global presence. We ...
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Solid timber or wood veneers?

When deciding whether to use solid timber or wood veneers for your furniture project, you should consider appearance, life expectancy, cost and budget. Read on for our ...
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How to match wood veneers

Wood veneers, once cut, can be matched to reach the desired look of the furniture. Read on for tips on using veneers in your design project.  This continues our series ...
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4 common veneer cuts

A veneer, a paper-thin slice of wood (usually under 3mm), is integral to furniture making. Read on for an introduction to using veneers in your design project.   This ...
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How to work with the natural appearance of timber

In this post we discuss the appearance of solid timber parts, allowing you to effectively utilise the natural patterns in your designs. This continues our series ...
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5 solid timber log conversion methods

Read on to learn the five most common timber conversion methods, when using solid timber. This continues our series covering technical considerations when designing with ...
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3 typical timber distortions designers should know

In this post, we reveal the three most common forms of timber distortion. This continues our series covering technical considerations when designing with materials, ...
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The basics of timber movement

Welcome to 'Furniture in Architecture', the Luke Hughes blog. This post on timber movement will be the first in a series covering technical considerations when designing ...
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