Lloyd Loom Weaving

   05/18/2023 18:25:17     News

The Timeless Elegance of Lloyd Loom with Vincent Sheppard

Lloyd Loom weaving is a remarkable furniture-making technique that holds a rich history dating back to the early 20th century. Developed by Marshall Burns Lloyd as a substitute for rattan, it revolutionized the world of furniture design, offering a unique blend of durability, comfort, and timeless elegance.

Lloyd Loom Weaving: A Technique of Durability and Elegance Lloyd Loom weaving involves crafting furniture using a unique twisted paper technique. Strips of twisted kraft paper are carefully woven around wire supports, creating a strong and flexible material. This woven material is then applied to furniture frames, resulting in the iconic Lloyd Loom furniture we know today. The distinctive woven texture provides both visual appeal and a durable structure that can withstand the test of time.

Marshal Burns Lloyd's Invention: Marshal Burns Lloyd invented Lloyd Loom weaving as a response to the limitations of rattan furniture. While rattan had been a popular choice for furniture at the time, it was prone to cracking and sagging over time. Seeking a more durable alternative, Lloyd developed the twisted paper technique, combining the strength of metal wires with the resilience of woven paper. The resulting Lloyd Loom material offered exceptional durability, allowing furniture to withstand daily use without losing its shape or compromising its structural integrity. Additionally, the woven texture of Lloyd Loom provided a unique visual appeal, adding an element of elegance and sophistication to furniture designs.

Vincent Sheppard: Honouring and Preserving Lloyd Loom Vincent Sheppard is a distinguished furniture brand that has embraced the art of Lloyd Loom weaving. With a dedication to honouring and preserving this traditional technique, Vincent Sheppard has become synonymous with exceptional craftsmanship and timeless design. Their skilled artisans, based in Indonesia, meticulously weave each piece of furniture, upholding the integrity and authenticity of Lloyd Loom. The combination of Indonesian craftsmanship and Belgian expertise at Vincent Sheppard ensures that each piece carries the legacy of Lloyd Loom weaving.

Introducing Vincent Sheppard's Standout Pieces:

Joe Counter Stool: The Joe Counter Stool has gained immense popularity and has become a bestseller in the Viva Lagoon collection. Its contemporary design and sleek appeal make it a perfect fit for modern kitchen extensions. The Joe Counter Stool beautifully complements these spaces, as many satisfied customers have shared pictures of their stunning kitchen designs enhanced by this stylish piece.

Lily Counter Stool: For those seeking a more classic look or a touch of wood, the Lily Counter Stool is an ideal choice. Its timeless design and warm wood finish bring an element of sophistication and beauty to any space. Whether paired with wooden parquet floors or limestone flooring, the Lily Counter Stool adds a touch of elegance to classic kitchen settings.

Joe Cocoon Chair: The Joe Cocoon Chair ( main picture ) holds a special place among the Viva Lagoon favourites. With its graceful round shape and fine stainless-steel legs, it cocoons you in comfort and style. This chair is a true standout piece, and its larger lounge chair version provides a spacious seating option, complete with back cushions for ultimate relaxation.

At Viva Lagoon, we take great pride in offering Lloyd Loom furniture from Vincent Sheppard, a brand committed to honouring and preserving the art of Lloyd Loom weaving. Each piece showcases meticulous craftsmanship and embodies the enduring elegance of this traditional technique. Discover the beauty and quality of Lloyd Loom furniture with Vincent Sheppard's remarkable designer pieces.

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