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BA Furniture & Product Design

Amandine Lucas

I am a hands on practical designer-maker. I blend traditional craftsmanship with innovative design. I am a maker passionate about creating interactive and tactile experiences, embodying a fusion of tradition and modernity. Working with a focus on the use of textiles in the furniture design process.


273513-258542 - N0928759 - Zahra Achda- 28 April, 2024 1007 PM - Achda_Zahra_Trailshare_Co

Sprung is an armchair with a difference. Inspired by traditional upholstery techniques, this chair utilises sustainable materials to create a unique seating experience. Experience the double-sprung sensation as the chair moves and bounces with your every movement, creating dynamic engagement. Designed with neurodivergent individuals in mind, it offers a soothing fidget-friendly activity, providing comfort where traditional options fall short. Whether your aim is relaxation or stimulation, this chair adjusts to accommodate, creating an environment of comfort and support. Exploring where innovation meets inclusivity and craftsmanship.

Learning from the craft of traditional upholstery to inform new design. Creating a naturally sustainable product through these old techniques and materials. Moving away from modern, unsustainable plastic-based materials.


Shorn is a range of placemats and trivets crafted from 100% British wool. Honouring wool?s rich heritage the Shorn range utilizes the natural fibres stain resistant and heat protective properties to their full advantage. Creating a serve ware that is non scratch and machine washable.
Using natural dyeing processes, that date back to the neolithic period, to authentically colour the fibres. A more environmentally friendly solution to current harmful textile dyeing processes. As well as being able to be applied to a circular process with the woollen weave being able to be shredded and recycled back into yarn that can be used again, up to 20 times forms before weakening.
Part of an expanding kitchen and dining collection featuring oven gloves, table runners, storage containers, and coasters.

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