Architecture and design: The importance of being Earnest

By Element

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The newest project from furniture designer Dan Gillingham sees an emphasis on long lasting, hand crafted products using native materials. The new project, called The Earnest Workshop rejects cheap, poorly-made furniture embracing a philosophy of enduring quality. Handmade using time-honoured techniques the products are part furniture part artwork.

The Earnest Workshop is based in Mt Maunganui. Watch Gillingham designing the 'Peel' coat rack here.

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