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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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Waterline Canopy Bed by Uhuru Design in Walnut and Hand-Blackened steel
Waterline Canopy Bed by Uhuru Design in Walnut ...
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2010s American Modern Beds and Bed Frames
Brass, Maple, Walnut, Steel, Ash, Oak
The Waterline bed is a contemporary interpretation of the Victorian canopy bed. Comprised of a 1-1/2" steel tubing base and transitioning into wood as it tapers towards the top. Avai...
Bilge Lounge Chair by Uhuru Design, Reclaimed Materials
Bilge Lounge Chair by Uhuru Design, Reclaimed M...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Side Chairs
Oak
The Bilge lounge chair 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 Küpe ...
Waterline Dining Table by Uhuru Design, Walnut Slab, Marble and Brass
Waterline Dining Table by Uhuru Design, Walnut ...
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2010s American Modern Dining Room Tables
Brass, Bronze, Marble, Walnut, Maple, Oak
One of UHURU's newest iterations, the Waterline Slab table represents a creative new direction in slab table design. The table juxtaposes two Claro walnut burl sections against a Neg...
Summit Media Cabinet by Uhuru Design, Claro Walnut Slab and Hand Blackened Steel
Summit Media Cabinet by Uhuru Design, Claro Wal...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Credenzas
Steel
Two opposing claro walnut slabs and hand blackened steel plate create the dynamic front of this media unit. Doors on either side frame two center drawer units or custom storage arran...
DK Chair and Ottoman Set in Blackened Steel, Wa...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Armchairs
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 from a curve...
Conference Table Buy Uhuru Design Slab Top with...
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2010s American Conference Tables
Drawing on a minimalist residential aesthetic developed over the past decade in Brooklyn, our power-ready conference tables were designed with the contract environment in mind. Avail...
Kong Coffee Table by Uhuru Design, Claro Walnut...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Steel
The Kong coffee table is created from a one-of-a-kind hardwood slab set on a frame of four 7 x 7 steel boxes with a blackened or powder coated finish. Our large wood slabs are loc...
Round Stoolen by Uhuru Design in Black Walnut S...
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21st Century and Contemporary American End Tables
Walnut
One of our original designs and still the most popular, each Stoolen is created from hardwood offcuts gathered in our Brooklyn studio. The Stoolen works well as an end table, stool, ...
Tack Bench by Uhuru Design in Antiqued Brass
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21st Century and Contemporary American Benches
Brass
The cousin of our tack console, the tack bench charts a zig-zagging course in welded sheets of hand-blackened steel. Refined and commanding, the tack bench makes a striking entryway ...
Fold Bench by Uhuru Design in Patina Finish
21st Century and Contemporary American Benches
Brass, Brass
Our fold line is inspired by the forms created by objects flattened in our neighbourhood streets, in particular, the metal straps used to attach goods to pallets and boxes here in in...
Fold Console by Uhuru Design in Brass
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21st Century and Contemporary American Console Tables
Brass, Brass
Our Fold Line is inspired by the forms created by objects flattened in our neighborhood streets, in particular, the metal straps used to attach goods to pallets and boxes here in Ind...
Frame 1x1 Console by Uhuru Design in Hand-Black...
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21st Century and Contemporary American Console Tables
Steel, Steel
Uhuru’s Frame Line is comprised of Minimalist function-meets-form designs inspired by the past 15 years of our work. Frame makes it easier to choose from numerous wood and metal fini...

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