Solid Italian values: the Excalibur collection
The Excalibur collection pairs solid curves with elegance – a delicate balance which has been achieved through careful and purposeful design.
The range of finishes ensures that this range is suitable for a host of environments. The name from the famous sword of King Arthur was chosen as at first hand the range emote strength and courage of design.
From warm natural wood tones to bright modern finishes, this range of solid wood stools with matching table can help create an authentic look for a range of commercial venues. Create the ambience of a rustic mountain chalet in the Alps with natural shades or evoke the fun and frolics of seaside holiday memories with a bold red finish. The majority of the range is available in a stunning sold ash or beech a half brushed finish in its natural or with an open-pore lacquered finish. The exposed metal height adjustor and metal foot rail available in grey or black varnish add a respectable touch of the industrial look to the pieces.
Manufactured in the Friuli region of Italy, the wood for the range is sourced from responsibly managed forests in the Balkan states. The Friulian production hub houses a team of expert craftspeople who manage the full process of crafting the products. From supervising the drying of the wood through to gluing, cutting and shaping it a range of techniques are used to achieve the rounded smooth finish providing a comfortable and robust seat and frame.
The designs hold integrity not only due to their stunning shape and aesthetic but also for their proved quality. They are tested by CATAS for humidity and thermal shocks. The thermal shock test (MTL Test Mthod H-1012 -1997) is passed by keeping a sample in a climatic test chamber at a temperature of -20 degrees for 24 hours, then the sample is placed in a ventaliated heater at a temperature of 50 degrees for another 24 hours. The humidity resistance test is qualified when a sample is keeping a sample in the test chamber with relative humidity of 95% for 24 hours.
The range is versatile also with many uses, the small stools for example can be used as tables or seats and new for 2015 the adjustable stool can be amended in height for the comfort of its user. The table also has handy ridges which are great for handbags or light jackets.
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