15 August, 2018
With spring almost sprung, we turned to interior designer Lynda Louw of Lynda Louw Interiors for an inside look at what to expect from this bright and budding season. Lynda is a respected name in the interior décor industry and has many years of experience creating exquisite interiors that reflect the individual tastes of her clientele.
7 August, 2018
Mynhardt’s connection with Woodbender goes all the way back to 1997, when he met owners Charles and Shirley Mast while working for his father’s woodworking business and Mynhardt officially joined the Woodbender team in 2005. We caught up with him to find out more about his role and the most rewarding aspects of his job.
1 August, 2018
Thirty years ago, inspired by his love of woodwork and fascination with the old-world art of wood bending, Charles Mast planted the first seeds of the Woodbender legacy, when he started crafting and selling cottage-style furniture. Around the same time, he also began learning to bend wooden parts with his wife, Shirley, and father, John, for what was to become the company’s first chair!
26 July, 2018
Have you found the perfect couch and need to decide on a colour? With so many options available, it can be a tough choice. Here are three questions to ask yourself, to make the decision a little easier – and remember to give yourself enough time to make a choice ...
17 July, 2018
Andrew has, quite literally, grown up with Woodbender. His father, Charles, founded the company in 1988, with his mother, Shirley, and grandfather, John, joining a short time later. Growing up, Andrew seriously considered becoming a pilot or doctor, but later realised that he couldn’t pass up the opportunity to play his part in the family business.
11 July, 2018
Ever thought about designing your own reading nook? This small, snug space is the perfect place to escape to with a good book and a cup of something warm and delicious – and creating one is easier than you think.
“You can never get a cup of tea large enough ...
26 June, 2018
Choosing an upholstery fabric for a chair or couch allows you to customise and transform the look of the piece. It’s an exciting part of the process and also an important one, as you’ll be living with the result for a long time. To make sure your fabric ticks all ...
19 June, 2018
Selecting chairs for your restaurant, coffee shop or bar is no easy task, especially when you consider how much time your customers will spend sitting on them. Here are a few key criteria to consider before you place your order.
11 June, 2018
Andre may only have joined us at the beginning of May, but he’s already become part of the furniture at Woodbender. He brings a wealth of experience to his position, having worked across several different industries and a diverse range of markets, and we’re excited to have him on board. ...