Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

George Nakashima design approach is all about how elements, style and history combine with each other. A combination of japanese and american design styles, George Nakashima’s work is the proof that each and every single element of a piece of furniture is special on its own.


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Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

As mentioned before, the combination of international styles with the modern influences of the Japanese craft traditions made George Nakashima one of the mid-twentieth century designer a significant force in the way people saw handcraftsmanship.

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Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

Mostly known as an American woodworker, George Nakashima was also a furniture maker that was considered the father of the American craft movement in the 20th-century furniture design. An icon in the development of wood making in furniture, each piece had its own way and fate.

Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

When mentioning the lifetime work of Nakashima, it’s signature was – “Large-scale tables made of large wood slabs with smooth tops but unfinished natural edges, consisting of multiple slabs connected with butterfly joints” – Turning each piece of the American designer a one of a kind.

Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

“Each flitch, each board, each plank can have only one ideal use. The woodworker, applying a thousand skills, must find that ideal use and then shape the wood to realize its true potential.” – George Nakashima

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Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

A famous woodworker, George Nakashima has a powerful influence around the world with its design contributions. Each piece of design is a piece that wants to get the world in piece. This Altar of Peace was meant as a symbol where the designer dreamed that every continent around world have a safe harbor to gather around.

Design Talks: George Nakashima Design Approach

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