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Modern Organic Desk Made from Sustainable Ancient Wood & Blackened Steel

$13,500

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The folded steel base for the Milford desk was inspired by the plunging mountains that create the Milford Sounds and the way the light catches shadows on the ridges and valleys of Mitre Peak. The Milford Desk is made from matai, a New Zealand native tree, rescued from a river on the West Coast of the South Island, New Zealand. This sustainable timber, naturally felled by nature, is preserved for hundreds of years under sediment layers before natural water erosion exposes them. We rescue these trees and continue their journey to become a cherished piece of functional art. The river rescued trees have been carbon dated at over 1500 years old. The trees location co-ordinates are inscribed on a stainless steel Tréology tag and attached to the desk, connecting the owner to a unique piece of New Zealand nature. The desk table is finished with hand rubbed, low V.O.C., natural plant oils to bring the stunning grain to life. The folded steel legs have been blackened and polished with a wax finish. Handmade in Christchurch, New Zealand. L 59” x D 23.5" x H 29.5" L 1500 mm x D 600mm x H 750mm Customization of dimensions, wood species and finish are available by request. About Treology SUSTAINABILITY We rescue trees from rivers in the wilderness of New Zealand and craft them into beautiful objects that merge the line between luxury furniture & functional art. We love connecting people to nature through our sustainable wood. HERITAGE Our company is built on our 150-year family heritage of luxury craftsmanship. We love collaborating with like-minded people who share our values of guardianship, sustainability and craftsmanship. CRAFTSMANSHIP Craftsmanship is a quality that defines a Treology piece. Our artisan furniture-makers apply skills that have accumulated over a career of crafting natural materials with passion and attention to detail. Our client portfolio includes work for luxury resorts, wineries, art galleries and residential homes. All our furniture is designed and made in Christchurch, New Zealand. NATURE We make timber furniture beautifully crafted by artisan furniture-makers, to produce contemporary pieces to last generations. We immerse ourselves in our natural environment and take design cues from nature. At Tréology, we don’t design our pieces; nature does that for us. We simply appreciate the natural form of timber and craft it into a contemporary piece to be treasured - now and forever. Created in nature. Crafted by man.

Customization Options

Customization of dimensions, wood species and finish are available by request.

Details

  • Creator
    Tréology (Workshop/Studio)
  • Dimensions
    Height: 29.53 in (75 cm)Width: 59.06 in (150 cm)Depth: 23.63 in (60 cm)
  • Style
    Organic Modern (In the Style Of)
  • Materials and Techniques
  • Place of Origin
    New Zealand
  • Period
  • Date of Manufacture
    2022
  • Production Type
    New & Custom(Current Production)
  • Estimated Production Time
    13-14 weeks
  • Condition
  • Seller Location
    Papanui, NZ
  • Reference Number
    Seller: Milford Desk1stDibs: LU5171227291212

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About the Maker

Treology

SUSTAINABILITY We rescue trees from rivers in the wilderness of New Zealand and craft them into beautiful objects that merge the line between luxury furniture & functional art. We love connecting people to nature through our sustainably sourced wood. HERITAGE Our company is built on our 150-year family heritage of luxury craftsmanship. We love collaborating with like-minded people who share our values of guardianship, sustainability and craftsmanship. CRAFTSMANSHIP Craftsmanship is a quality that defines a Tréology piece. Our artisan furniture-makers apply skills they have accumulated over a career of crafting natural materials with passion and attention to detail. Our client portfolio includes work for luxury resorts, wineries, art galleries, boutique luxury stores and residential homes. All our furniture is designed and made in Christchurch, New Zealand. NATURE We make timber furniture beautifully crafted by artisan furniture-makers, to produce contemporary pieces to last generations. We immerse ourselves in our natural environment and take design cues from nature. At Tréology, we don’t design our pieces; nature does that for us. We simply appreciate the natural form of timber and craft it into a contemporary piece to be treasured - now and forever. Created in nature. Crafted by man.
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