Gallery: Uhuru Creates Neat School-Inspired Desks Out of Reclaimed NYC ...

The PS 17 desk shown in reclaimed black spruce with schoolhouse green frame.

Uhuru compiled their collective memories of elementary school desks to create this functional piece that can be used as a desk or table. As a twist, these Rhode Island School of Design grads used the metal from the scaffolding as the legs.

Uhuru is a design + build furniture company dedicated to sustainability and creating timeless designs. They hand build each piece in their Red Hook, Brooklyn studio.

All pieces in the 12 x 12 exhibit were auctioned off with proceeds benefitting Brooklyn Woods.

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