Since 1994, Vicco von Voss has been living and working on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, using locally salvaged trees to produce one-of-a-kind, contemporary furniture designs. Born in Kiel, Germany, von Voss was greatly influenced by both his grandfathers—one a forester and woodcarver, the other an architect who worked with Frank Lloyd Wright in post-war Germany.
After graduating from Washington College in 1991 with a degree in fine art, von Voss went on to a formal 3-year carpentry apprenticeship in Hamburg, Germany. It was then that von Voss was introduced to the world of contemporary furniture making.
His relationship with his work is as dynamic as the medium he uses – and the clients who commission it. Combining traditional joinery methods with contemporary design elements, each harmonious, sensual piece is as unique and as lasting as the tree from which they are created.