Teak, a tropical wood known for its durability and resilience, was first used for shipbuilding. Since then, it has been used in everything from outdoor furniture to salt shakers. Here are just a few examples of teak home furnishings we love.
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Created in the 1955 by Danish furniture designer Nanna Ditzel, this teak high chair is rare and in excellent condition. Ditzel, who trained as a cabinetmaker, also crafted a pine and oak version, as well as one with a leather leg strap and a removable vinyl cushion.
A sleek and stunning teak piece, designed by Kai Kristiansen in the 1960s. The floating design features three drawers with full-width tab pulls, a filing cabinet, brass keyholes, and 2 additional lockable cabinets in the front for extra storage.
This outdoor dining setup comes with either an FSC-Certified recycled teak top, or three different colors of glass (shown in black). The seating has either all weather chairs or stools, both available in a variety of colors. A classic design with modern materials.