A hefty 57-inch slab of rough-hewn spalted maple is the centerpiece of the designer's Kyukei bench, influenced by African art. Diagonal steel legs add angular drama, and the timber's natural grain peeks through the bold pigment. Shown here in azure with a wax finish and blackened-steel base, it also comes in white lacquer and natural and ebonized finishes. 718-963-2616; more
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