Thursday January 23, 2020

Innovation in furniture maker‘s very bones

Ed Coveney actively seeks unusual materials, such as bog oak, Connemara marble and deer bones, for his work

24th November, 2019

An award-winning Irish furniture maker has admitted that using deer bones in his innovative work has forced him to rethink his carnivorous diet.

Ed Coveney now sources, boils and drills the bone before creating stunning pieces, including lights, from the sun-bleached white natural material.

The Dublin-based artist said that working with bone from the majestic animals has made him think more about animal welfare, and he has cut back on his meat intake.

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