Uhuru Design

Brooklyn, NY

About Uhuru Design

Uhuru is a multi-disciplinary design firm based in Red Hook, Brooklyn. Founded in 2004, Uhuru began as a high-end custom furniture design and build company with a focus on timeless, sustainable design. Since its inception, Uhuru has established itself as as one of America’s most innovative design firms and an icon of Brooklyn. Leading the vanguard of New American Design, Uhuru’s pieces have been placed in the Smithsonian and Brooklyn Museum‘s permanent collections. Uhuru believes that each piece conceived, designed, and produced should add to a greater good in the world.

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2010- United States Minimalist Wall Mirrors
Mirror, Walnut, Steel
Emulating the calm after the storm, the waterline mirror was designed for the one-year anniversary of Hurricane Sandy. As Red Hook was one of the hardest hit neighbourhoods in New Yo...
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2010- United States Minimalist Beds and Bed Frames
Brass, Walnut
The canopy bed is a contemporary interpretation of the Victorian canopy bed. Comprised of a 1-1/2" brass tubing base and transitioning into wood as it tapers towards the top. Av...
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2010- United States Minimalist End Tables
Brass
The Fold collection was inspired by the forms created by objects getting flattened in the street, in particular, metal straps used to attach goods to pallets. It is also inspired by ...
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2010- United States Console Tables
Brass, Glass, Smoked Glass, Steel
The Fenced-In demilune is made from repurposed cast-iron fence pieces in a traditional Art Deco repeat design. Originally inspired by the ornate iron work common on Brooklyn brownsto...
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2010- United States Minimalist Console Tables
Brass
The elegant tack console charts a zig-zagging course in welded sheets of hand-blackened steel. Refined and commanding, The Tack console makes a striking entryway or reception room ce...
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2010- United States Minimalist Benches
Brass
The fold collection was inspired by the forms created by objects getting flattened in the street, in particular, metal straps used to attach goods to pallets. It is also inspired by ...
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2010- United States Modern Dining Room Tables
Shown in oxidized ambrosia maple top with hand-blackened steel base. Measure: 60 diameter, 29 height.
21st Century United States Desks and Writing Tables
Waterline reception desk. Item, custom reception desk (overall length 9'-8") -Fumed dimensional white oak top // 3’-0” W x 7’-8” L x 1-1/4” TH -White Carrara marble top wi...
Bilge Lounge Chair
$7,800 / item
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2010- United States Modern Lounge Chairs
Maple, Oak, Reclaimed Wood, Steel
The Bilge lounge is made from reclaimed bourbon barrel staves and leaf springs from New York City fire trucks. The springs provide a comfortable give to the chair. The Ku¨pe line ...
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2010- United States Minimalist Console Tables
Brass, Steel
The Fold Collection was inspired by the forms created by objects getting flattened in the street, in particular, metal straps used to attach goods to pallets. It is also inspired by ...
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2010- United States Minimalist Console Tables
Brass, Walnut
Two half-inch thick brass plates stand side by side on each end of our Milo base console, offering a clean contemporary form. A wood slab sits elegantly atop the base, creating a tru...
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2010- United States Lounge Chairs
Leather, Maple, Walnut, Steel
The DK set is inspired by the traditional Danish modern lounge chair. The legs of the DK chair are fashioned from 1" x 2" blackened steel tubing, with the arms fashioned fr...

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