Live Edge Wood Coffee Table - Mid Century Modern - Handcrafted Furniture
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The Mulanje Table
This is the grandmaster of mid-century coffee tables, hands down. This majestic coffee table is called the Mulanje. As a work of art and a unique conversation starter- it is one of a kind, literally. Contour designs cannot be duplicated because each piece features a different cut from an exotic tree, only found on location in East Africa.
Each exotic tree is sustainably sourced and goes through a careful drying and cleaning process, before moving on to the next phase of the project. Named after the town of Mulanje in Southern Malawi, this coffee table is guaranteed to stop your guests in their tracks. Designed by award-winning artist Jamar Simien, the character of this composition is conveyed with photos, but it's even more impressive in person.
Featuring Contour's signature steel rebar legs found and fabricated in Malawi, the design calls on historical elements of Mid Century Modern, but it fearlessly carves it's own path in the world of premium furniture design. All of the materials are indigenous to East Africa and have all been repurposed. The sketch for this design was made by Jamar Simien in Johannesburg, South Africa. Three days later after collaborating with our team in Malawi, we had a prototype for the design. After carefully refining every aspect of the idea, our dream became a reality.
In partnership with Root to Fruit, we are pledging to plant 15 fruit trees in the country of Malawi when this table is sold. The client can choose the tree species, will receive a certificate from the non-profit organization, and will also have a GPS location of where their trees have been planted in Africa.
Materials: African Mahogany on Custom Steel Rebar Legs
Dimensions: Height: 17.5" x Length: 65" x Width: 36" x Thickness: 2"
Have an idea? Get it custom made by us! We have a large inventory of exotic and domestic hardwoods. Contact us via email for more information:
*Exact table pictured may not be available, but a similar cut from the same tree will be used to fulfill your order*