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Bring Nature Into Your Living Room With This Beautiful Branched Bookshelf


Solid Bench is a Gurgaon-based carpentry studio that makes furniture pieces that celebrate the beauty and brilliance of natural wood.

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Inspired by the Japanese tradition of minimalism and American craftsmanship, Solid Bench’s furniture is a tribute to nature. Using sustainably harvested East Indian Rosewood, teak, and white oak trees, they incorporate joinery techniques, minimalistic designs, and natural oil finishes to bring out the natural form {and imperfections} of an individual tree.

So instead of re-fashioning and re-working a certain piece of wood to look like mass produced furniture, the skilled craftspeople at Solid Bench transform the entire slab of a tree {minus the bark} into a piece of statement furniture.

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Since the idea is to steer clear of mass production, Solid Bench has a limited number of pieces on offer, but each and everything they have is rather unique. The branched book shelf, for instance, adds a touch of nature to your space and can be custom made according to your requirement.

This low coffee table with jagged edges is another favourite and so is this wall-mounted shelf, which combines shelves made from East Indian Rosewood, a jute rope, and eucalyptus spacers to give it a rustic, modern look.

Where: Shop online here. Alternately, you can check out the furniture at their workshop in Gurgaon

Price: Starting at INR 5,000 for side tables