Enjoying Chest Contest and Tea Sipping
"Acacia Confusa Wooden Chess" is made of the thermo-modification wood Acacia Confusa, which in Chinese implies the mianing of lovesickness, and the material is used to tell local stories. Overcoming the materical's zigzagging interlocked grain and easily deformed texture, the design intentionally keeps nature of sapwood. A series of works has been developed to present the most vivid aspect of living in Taiwan, namely tea sipping and chest playing. They also vividly embody artistic and humanistic aesthetics of local lifestyle.
Taiwanese Story Narrated by Local Material
Acacia Confusa is a local ecinimical tree. It is scattered in both plain and hilly area. In the earlier days, people coule see this treee around their daily environment. Old folks will enjoy the coolness under this kind of tree. Beside the tree, children would gather and play. The tree has the connotation of passing on lovesicknessof two lovers, which is also a reflection of local culture. The tree has such characteristics as rather small tree diameter and rather nessy texture. It is also dry and crispy and dasily breakable. All these traits make processing difficult. With the application of special "thermo-modification" technology, the characteristics of the material to inccrease its value and usability.
All of our wood raw material are treated by thermo-mocification technilogy, which could improve stability of wood dimension and insect resistance.
All of our wooden products are covered by all natural wax polish, which contains NO chemical preservatives. Besides frequent dusting, we recommend you re-wax your products at least once a year.
榮獲 2015臺灣OTOP產品設計獎 (2015 Taiwan OTOP Product Design Awards)