Woodbender competition | ELLE Decoration
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ELLE Decoration and Woodbender are searching for a name for their new chair design and we want you to help! 1 lucky winner will, in addition to naming the chair design, also stand a chance to win a set of 4 of these chairs worth a total value of R14 500.

Three decades of perfecting the art of woodbending culminates in a chair that is stylistically on trend with all the defining durability demanded of a Woodbender original. The Woodbender tale takes a refreshing new turn with this remarkable addition to their impressively versatile collection of solid bentwood furniture.

For nearly 30 years, this inspiring family owned and run company has specialised in bending solid wood, reviving a closely guarded and secretive old-world tradition from 19th Century Europe. Woodbender uses sustainably sourced Ash timber which is steamed and bent to create the components parts of all their furniture. Passion and an unwavering commitment to excellence have made the name Woodbender synonymous with high quality furniture known for its durability, comfort and excellent value. In the latest Woodbender chair, elegant lines and overall minimalism expertly join with the same hardwearing quality that makes solid bentwood furniture ideal for both hospitality and home use.

Made in South Africa from the finest sustainable North American Ash, this chair can be customized to any look and feel. This means you can style it your own through an extensive range of unique timber finishes and varied fabric choices.

Handcrafted locally and benchmarked globally, this new Woodbender addition is inspired by a dedication to innovation.


All you have to do is name this chair, and

Seat Yourself




1) Like the ELLE Decoration SA Facebook page

2) Like the Woodbender on Facebook


14th March 2017 winners are selected by Woodbender and notified electronically

Visit http://www.woodbender.co.za/ to find out more about the company and to view the full range.


The Woodbender competition will close on 14 March 2017. The winner will be selected by Woodbender, and all rights to the chair name entered into this competition cedes ownership on the name to Woodbender. You hand over the name of the design to Woodbender by entering this Woodbender Competition. Woodbender is allowed to use your name on all product & promotions hereafter. Winners will be notified telephonically and via email. The decision is final and no correspondence will be entered into. The prize for the set of 4 chairs, may not be transferred or exchanged for cash. Employees of Isiko Media (Pty) Ltd, the promoters and their families are not eligible to enter. Delivery from sponsor to any 1 winner nationwide. Installation at winner’s own cost.

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