The following post was sponsored by Greentea Design. Our sponsors are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.

This exquisite Maru dining table is hand-crafted using traditional Asian methods from solid slabs of centuries-old reclaimed wood — wood that has developed a beautiful patina that lends it a unique rustic character.

Sit here and feast your eyes on it, imagining it in your own dining room, family surrounded, sharing a great meal. Is the image crystal clear? Here’s how you can win it:

Join The Great Design Tree Haiku Contest by submitting your 17-syllable verse and getting your friends, family, colleagues, and complete strangers to vote for your entry. You’ll then have a chance to win this stunning dining table. Other prizes include a TV stand, a coffee table, and a slew of $200 gift cards.

Your 17 Syllables Can Win You $10,000 in Furniture in sponsor home furnishings  Category

This contest celebrates the launch of The Design Tree, a blog that focuses on the exciting and unexpected intersection of design, food, travel and lifestyle from an east-meets-west perspective. All prizes provided by Greentea Design, a furniture boutique that specializes in custom Asian furniture, including plasma TV stands and coffee tables. The Great Design Tree Haiku Contest is open to all residents of the U.S. and Canada 18-years-old and above. Contest ends on December 3, 2010. Winners will be announced on The Design Tree website the following week.