Traditional joinery of design furniture
Jan Ficek Dřevovýroba, established 1946
COLLECTION OF INLAID FURNITURE ARCHILLES
Collection of veneered furniture for lovers of applied art. All pieces of furniture were created according to the design and in cooperation with worldwide famous architect and designer Bořek Šípek. He is known especially for his work with glass, it is projected into furniture in the form of legs and handles. Archilles collection is inspired by mythic Greece and all pieces of furniture refer to it.
During production, intarsia technique was used, it means that small pieces of veneer with different colour or/and structure are inserting in a base to form ornament. In this technique, there are high demands on technological equipment and craftmanship. Segments of veneer must be cut very precisely to fit.
To this collection belongs Priamos work tables, first with glass legs, second with veneered, then round table Hera, side table Afrodite, folding table and chairs Achilles and Patroklos. Bookcases Helena and Paris, bar cabinet Agamemnon and bookcases Hekabé and Odysseus.