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  • The Loom Collection is a distinctive seating range inspired by a manual belt-making loom, typical to the city of Oaxaca, Mexico. The seating collection consists of the Loom Chair and Loom Stool. Both starting with a wooden structure available in a choice of solid natural woods and paying homage to the ancient folk art of […]


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  • The Right Round Marble Dining Table – a little history This table evolved from a design John created for his own home. Designed as a 3 legged raw steel and marble monolith, it may literally have weighed a ton. So, while fantastic in its simplicity, that design was just a bit tricky to ship. In […]


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Marries Old World Techniques with Modern Sensibilities Bay-area Gingko Home Furnishings, retailer of modern, handcrafted solid wood furniture, is unveiling a “no nails” streamlined furniture collection made from top grade solid walnut, using Old World techniques. The result is a quiet, sculptural assortment that has a softness to its appearance yet designed to appeal to […]


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