Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

The comprehension of purist forms, objects that serve as accessories but with such character, having the capacity to expand a visual awareness.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

Those pre-hispanic references were transferred into shapes with geometrical attributes, finishes made with fire, all wooden workpiece not having one exactly like another.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

This is the result of observations and vivid experiences with items but also places from ancient cultures that were living in Colombia and Mexico. The development of the triangle, the cube, and the rhombus. Purist shapes with meaning about life and death, life cycles and sexual gender.

For the finishes, the use of the Yakisugi technique by burning the surface, leaving nature to express with those factions that the tree has, welcoming to experience the piece not only with a visually appealing but further, by touching the surface.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia
Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

A three-block form with variations on each level and a sharp cutting edges that form a composition called La piramide.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

A stand of a flat surface and rounded in the bottom, suspended by three legs called El gusano.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

La reina is two cones confronted by each other with a thin neck in the center.

For the finishes, the use of the Yakisugi technique by burning the surface, leaving nature to express with those factions that the tree has, welcoming to experience the piece not only with a visually appealing but further, by touching the surface.

Wooden burned art pieces called Tenza by CarmWorks Colombia

Yakisugi, the ancient Japanese technique of burned the wood for preservation, has been adapted by CarmWorks, as part of limited edition pieces that renders beauty in the illusion of permanence.

CarmWorks creates handmade furniture influenced by the observation in nature & inspired by three simple realities: nothing last, nothing is complete and nothing is perfect.