Autonomous Furnishings Collective is a design and build furniture business manufacturing contemporary furniture pieces making use of British Columbia lumber. Our pieces are sculptural types while maintaining their ability to be used in everyday life.
Kirk Van Ludwig designs and oversees creation of furnishings for Autonomous Furniture Collective, created by him and his partner-in-life Jodie Webb in late 2013. The furniture pieces designed by Kirk tend to be grounded in timber and employ industrial products like steel, concrete, and acrylic.
All furniture is sustainably sourced and made in British Columbia, Canada. We’re involved within beginning, during the point of choosing the log using the landowner, right through to the finished furniture piece, including cutting, kiln drying, and storing for a long time to allow the lumber to heal precisely.
Personalized commissions might be offered aswell – for furnishings and commercial/residential design installments.
Kirk draws on 15+ many years experience with millwork jobs, and is constantly reading and learning about design and new materials, usually lecturing and training educational sessions on lumber knowledge, and known for sourcing and curating probably the most amazing timber in British Columbia.
Ed Dix, Production Manager, has over 25 years of experience woodworking, and contains built some of the swankiest boats in the Pacific Northwest inside the profession. Ed engineers our item styles and manufactures stunning furniture pieces.
Autonomous is considered ‘the brand-new western coast’.