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In 1979, UWD (Unique Wood Designs) began by building yachts, boats and canoes. After thirty years they had developed a very high quality boat-building and carpentry workshop, so they began looking ahead.
Their experience and innovative ideas led them to envision a company that today is called Unique Wood Design and is a net of workshops cooperating with young creative designers. They design and craft handmade wooden bathtubs and washbasins,a combination of their carpentry tradition and modern boat-building technologies.
They developed a unique wood coating technique; numerous layers allow deep wood penetration with a coating that is outstandingly durable and fully waterproof. It protects the wood from scratching and UV radiance. It also has antiseptic properties. Apart from the practical part of our coating technology, there is also an aesthetic side. The multi-layered woods they apply bring out the original wood grain give it the effect of incredible depth and variety of textures.
Their wooden bathtubs and washbasins are manufactured utilizing two carpentry technologies: hardwood - the most durable wood form, and veneer technology which allows a wider range of unique colors and effects. They use the best quality woods coming from controlled falling plantations. Their products are made of various European, Asian and African woods.
Here's a look at some of their most unique and beautiful pieces:
above: Nel corner sink in American walnut
above: Kyla sink in Sapele
above: Gilda sink in Sapele
above: Nuriel pedestal sink in Sapele
above: Rhea sink in Ash
above: Lavonne sink in Ash
above: Oriana sink in Padouk
above: Vivena double sink in Maple
above: Maris double sink in American Walnut
above: Serena tub in American Walnut
above: Tiara tub in Whitened Oak
above: Nova corner tub in Wengé
above: Sidra tub in Oak
above: Beatrice tub in Sapele
above: Eureka tub in Ash
above: Kassiopeia tub in Wengé
above: Nerfernerfer Tub in Padouk
Magdalena Szafraniec (english)
0048 794 98 58 70
Tomasz Gospodarek (german, english)
0048 796 47 87 24
Unique Wood Design
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See their complete collection here.