DecoTop Mind Map By Alexandra Kennedy (Tools/Techniques (Drilling…
DecoTop Mind Map
By Alexandra Kennedy
Warm colours to compliment the warm undertones from the surroundings.
Dark wood colours to contrast with the light wood colours.
Use different shades of wood to create dimension within the table.
Recycled wood scraps and cut-offs are Eco-friendly.
Use a a small amount of wood when constructing table to reduce waste.
Do not use any other materials: e.g. concrete, aluminium, glass, etc.
Heavy wood or concrete for the base to enhance the stability.
Lighter wood on the top and neck of the lamp, to keep it from tipping over.
The light is not too heavy or big when carrying it by hand.
Contrasting colours in the wood for different parts of the table.
Wax/Oil to create a darker and glossier finish.
Strong and durable wood, dent-proof, sun-proof etc.
Sand down to avoid any splinters or roughness.
The table can hold things
The table is large and accessible
The table is durable to all temperatures, weather conditions and to mild damage.
The table looks nice and appeals to my, and other peoples likings.
Fits in with the Art Deco theme
The table is what you would expect to find in a regular furniture/homeware store.
The table fits in with its surroundings, does not look out of place or ill proportioned.
The table does not take up too much space in the room.
The size of the table will fit into it's surroundings.
Ensure the table's weight is well proportioned and the table is able to balance.
Ensure the table's base and top are level so it stands up straight.
Ensure all pieces of the table are glued well, or secured with a screw.