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Uhuru’s Fold Collection Inspired by Flattened Street Debris

07.20.17 | By
Uhuru’s Fold Collection Inspired by Flattened Street Debris
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When looking over the Fold Collection, from Brooklyn-based Uhuru, you might be surprised to find out what inspired it, but once you know, you can totally see it perfectly. The folded metal forms reference flattened debris found throughout the company’s industrial Red Hook neighborhood, specifically the metal straps that bind objects to pallets and boxes.

They even took the idea a step further by replicating the natural patina that happens to the materials as they weather the outdoor elements. The pieces in the collection, which includes consoles, a bench, coffee table, and end tables, will age over time as well, slowly revealing character.

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.