Oak Display Board 1

Bobby Mills’ work explores the relationships that exist between human-centred design and nature-centred design while celebrating the inherent natural beauty, complexity, and unique qualities of each unique piece of wood.
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Design  Bobby Mills
Manufacturer  Bobby Mills
Made in  United Kingdom
Dimensions  L 90cm x W 30cm x H 4cm
Colour & Materiality Oak

These English oak display pieces are to give a platform to varied objects. They sit slightly elevated on small feet to give shadow and definition to the edge and both display knots and medullary rays and a mellow oak colour.

Due to the handmade nature of the work, variations in size, form, and finish are to be expected.

Bobby Mills understands his work to be a collaboration with nature as he directly responds to the fundamental grain structures and character of each piece of wood he works with. He is guided by both the wood and his hands as he reads and explores the centuries of growth in an attempt to unearth what the wood wants to be; a bench perhaps, or a delicately carved vessel.