18 Nov '11, 1am

Manulution: Handcrafted furniture with an unbreakable spirit - Mother Nature Network (blog)

Manulution: Handcrafted furniture with an unbreakable spirit - Mother Nature Network (blog)

In the past couple of years Rukotvorine has experienced a renaissance across Europe, snatching up design awards including the coveted Interior Innovation Award by the German Design Council and taking on big-deal projects like furnishing the American and British embassies in Sarajevo and working with a number of hotels, bars, and restaurants. And now with the launch of Manulution, the company is targeted American admirers of lovingly handcrafted furniture where “tradition is effortlessly blended into modernity." Although Manulution’s American headquarters are based in Washington, D.C. (Adem Niksic’s grandson Ohran is heading up the subsidiary), each distinctive piece is still handcrafted in Konjic using nearly 100 percent locally sourced Bosnian lumber (click here to read more about company’s sustainable forestry initiatives). Ecologically friendly glues, finishes, and othe...

Full article: http://www.mnn.com/your-home/remodeling-design/blogs/manu...

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