White ashPosted: September 21, 2011
We noticed that white ash is making quite a splash this fall in the new designer collection lineups.
The white ash tree, also known as the American Ash, grows widely from south eastern Canada, throughout the eastern United States all the way down to Florida. You’ve probably seen it growing in parks in Ontario or Quebec and didn’t realize that not only is this tree thriving, but its strength properties make it an ideal choice for everyday items such as baseball bats, flooring, tool handles and furniture.
The White Ash tree (in B&W), also known as American Ash. Read more here
White ash bark
Today’s feature furniture pieces are good ol’ classics that never looked softer: we’re coveting the Eames lounge chair and ottoman in white ash, as well as the timeless Noguchi table:
Eames Louge chair and ottoman in white ash wood and pearl leather, $5,729 at Design Within Reach
Noguchi table in white ash, $1,489 at Design Within Reach
Special thanks to White Cabana reader Eric for the story idea.