Tag Archives: acrylic

Design Evolution

The JOHNHOUSMAND family of design has grown leaps and bounds over the past couple of years.  From simple roundback benches to sleek microslab low tables, we’ve run the gamut – but it hasn’t been sheer coincidence.  Our Black Walnut No. 0184 desk with acrylic legs and two drawers was such a hit that it inspired […]

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Endless Possibilities

In April we announced a new custom finish:  Tattooed Acrylic and Wood.  Now after months of experimentation and anticipation we are excited to present our first tattooed table:  the No. 0238 acrylic side table with black legs and a cicada “graphic tattoo”. We first unveiled this piece in May at our booth at the International […]

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A JOHNHOUSHMAND Zen Garden

It has been a whirlwind of a weekend with the kickoff of the International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF)!  The JOHNHOUSHMAND team stayed up late Friday putting the finishing touches on our very own zen garden at booth #1122. We wanted to let the natural beauty of our furniture speak for itself in a calming oasis. […]

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Inked Up

Our newest custom finish is pure beauty without the pain:  tattooed wood and acrylic.  At JOHNHOUSHMAND we love the natural and uncontrollable characteristics in salvaged wood but this “tattoo” finish is a custom dream. At the shop upstate we create a CAD drawing of the desired graphic and send it to a CNC machine which […]

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Smokey and Sleek

What’s black, and white and sleek all over?  Sporty and sleek, this No. 0149.36 smokey acrylic dining chair with bleached Spalted Maple legs is a fun, new addition to our family of No. 0149 bent acrylic dining chairs. Dark but lustrous, the 1/2″ bent acrylic acts as the perfect contrast against the bright white of […]

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Audio Slideshow: A Chair Out of Thin Air?

The CLEARLY FUNCTIONAL line came to be from the wish to marry the airy glassine quality of acrylic with the substantial and vital quality of wood. The design world is full of plastic and acrylic products which for the most part we find alienating, ugly, and harsh. It was considered that if we could transform […]

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