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doctor spec web-extra: architect-designed products
The partners at Brooklyn, N.Y.-based 4-pli made furniture design part of the firm's architectural work from day one. Its gently curving Maeve's Crib is manufactured using birch plywood, MDF, stainless steel, low-VOC milk paint, and water-based polyurethane.
The firm's Ply dresser is constructed from stacked laminated birch plywood, aluminum, and stainless steel and finished with low-VOC milk paint, water-based polyurethane, and Danish oil. The four-drawer piece features recessed ergonomic handles.
Ideal as a stool or side table, the Petal5 has opposite-facing twin legs that allow it to stack five stools high, 4-pli says. Each piece is crafted of natural birch plywood and finished with low-VOC paint and a water-based polyurethane top coat. Available in five colors.
Designed by Emanuela Frattini Magnusson, the #2 Articolo oak veneer side table has hand-carved recessed pulls and solid side panels.
Articolo calls this James Irvine design 'a reinterpretation of the classic trestle table.' Crafted from natural oak, the #29 stands 16 inches tall, with a diameter of 14 inches.
Courtesy Reveal Designs
Bohlin Cywinski Jackson designed the BCJ Lever 2 to reveal its mechanics and gave it a knurled grip. Reveal Designs manufactures the handle from stainless steel, but custom metals are available.
Designed by Cutler Anderson Architects, the Mercer Lever has a smooth, cylindrical handle for easy gripping. The piece is shown here in oil-rubbed bronze, but Reveal Designs offers it in a variety of metals and woods.
Courtesy Marmol Radziner Furniture
The principals of Marmol Radziner + Associates call the firm's furniture division a natural extension of its design/build work. This 96-inch sideboard comes in solid walnut or maple, with concealed hinges and an oil finish.
This Marmol Radziner dresser sits on a blackened or stainless steel base and can be specified in walnut or maple veneer with an oil finish. It measures 84 inches wide.
Marmol Radziner's bedroom collection includes a platform bed made from walnut or maple veneer, with a blackened or stainless steel base. It is available in three sizes: queen, king, and California king.
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