Uhuru Design

Brooklyn, NY
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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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Tack Bench by Uhuru Design in Antiqued Brass
Tack Bench by Uhuru Design in Antiqued Brass
Uhuru Design
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
Fold Bench by Uhuru Design in Patina Finish
21st Century and Contemporary American Benches
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
Fold Console by Uhuru Design in Brass
Uhuru Design
21st Century and Contemporary American Console Tables
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-Blackened Steel
Frame 1x1 Console by Uhuru Design in Hand-Black...
Uhuru Design
21st Century and Contemporary American Console Tables
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...
Bandholz Dining Chair in Blackened Steel with U...
Uhuru Design
21st Century and Contemporary American Chairs
Steel
The Bandholz dining chair is a variation on our 1x1 dining chair. The low back and boxed leg has a distinctly contemporary look. COM - fabric not included in price.
Cairns Credenza by Uhuru Design, Upholstered Le...
Uhuru Design
2010s American Modern Credenzas
Brass, Steel, Leather
This luxe console combines leather-clad front with a blackened steel frame. Four drawers sit above four doors that conceal adjustable shelves, providing ample storage space. Steel le...
Portrait Waterline Mirror by Uhuru Design in Wa...
Uhuru Design
2010s American Modern Wall Mirrors
Brass, Steel, Ash, Maple, Oak, Walnut
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 neighborhoods in New Yor...
Milo Base Dining Table by Uhuru Design, Claro W...
Uhuru Design
2010s American Modern Dining Room Tables
Brass, Steel, Maple, Oak, Walnut
The Milo Base slab dining table is created from one-of-a-kind hardwood slab set on a brass panel base. Shown in a locally milled Claro walnut slab with a brass base and brass butterf...
Waterline Dining Table by Uhuru Design, Walnut ...
Uhuru Design
2010s American Modern Dining Room Tables
Brass, Bronze, Marble, Maple, Oak, Walnut
One of UHURU's newest iterations, the Element Slab table represents a creative new direction in slab table design. The table juxtaposes two Claro walnut burl sections against a Negra...
Stitch Coffee Table by Uhuru Design, Claro Waln...
Uhuru Design
2010s American Modern Coffee and Cocktail Tables
Brass, Steel, Plastic, Maple, Oak, Walnut
The Stitched table is built around a one-of-a kind, flitch-cut hardwood slab. Split nearly in two by a dramatic and naturally occurring check, the slab is held together and reinforce...
Frame 1x1 Console by Uhuru Design with Walnut T...
Uhuru Design
21st Century and Contemporary American Console Tables
Steel, Wood, Walnut
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...
Fold End Table by Uhuru Design in Patina Finish
Uhuru Design
21st Century and Contemporary American End Tables
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...

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