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Dunn: American Craft & Nature

Jun 5, 2016

Finding new solutions to old problems, Dunn crafts furniture and lighting with sustainably recycled materials.

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Rhode Island-based Dunn is a cutting-edge design firm emblematic of the American craft revival. Dedicated to the tenants of originality, noble materials, nature and sustainability, principal Alfred Rodriquez-Dunn has overseen the development of numerous furniture and lighting collections. Established in 2010, the studio looks to solve old problems with new solutions while holding to the age-old ethos of form following function. The physical conditions and time-constraints of recycled materials are respected, as are local partnerships. At last month’s ICFF, Dunn presented new iterations of its Coventry and Rockport collections – identifiable by a standardised multi-lathed tripod leg and rounded joints. the Sorenthia pendant series reveals the firm’s ability to create custom pieces through modularisation. Equinox Sconce plays on celestial movement offset light in something of a spatial glow.

STUDIO DUNN FURNITURE from Steer Films on Vimeo.

Architecture's Stool
Architecture's Stool + Back
Architecture's Stool
Architecture's Stool
Rockport Stool
Rockport Stool
Rockport Console
Rockport Console
Rockport Console
Rockport Console
Rockport Sawhorse
Rockport Sawhorse
Rockport Bench
Rockport Bench
Rockport Bench
Rockport Bench
Coventry Stool
Coventry Stool
Kingstown Stool
Kingstown Stool
Newport Table
Newport Table
Cumberland Pendant
Cumberland Pendant
Equinox Sconce
Equinox Sconce
Flute Sconce
Flute Sconce
Flute Pendant
Flute Pendant
Sorenthia Quad
Sorenthia Quad
Sorenthia Detail
Sorenthia Detail
Sorenthia Double
Sorenthia Double
Sorenthia Double
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