DESIGN PHILOSOPHY

Every piece furniture we create is art. It’s made from raw material we find in the old growth jungles of Indonesia. We unearth it and shape it. The second life of this piece of modern organic furniture lives in your space, giving you warmth and beauty for generations.

- Charlie Kodatt

"Every new piece I find is a blank canvas to me. I see it and look at it for hours sometimes thinking about how I can make something people will like and is an everyday functional piece and still a beautiful art piece. I start drawing lines with the white chalk and stand back, look at it and ask my team if they see something different. Sometimes we will mark it up and wait a few months until we are truly excited about an idea for the raw woods"

Charlie’s design process is deeply thought-out, extremely detailed, and true to keeping it the centre of timeless functionality.

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design purpose
types of wood
TEAK WOOD
jati

From: Java

Color: Medium brown golden

Products: Tables, consoles, seating, objects

Facts: Extremely durable and termite-resistant. The best in the world comes from Central Java where we get ours.

MAHOGANY
mahoni

From: Java

Color: Deep dark red 

Products: Tables, consoles, seating, objects

Facts: Hardwood used to make most musical instruments

ROSEWOOD
sonokeling

From: Java

Color: Purple and black with reddish brown

Products: Coffee tables, consoles, objects

Facts: Extremely difficult to harvest and expensive 

RAIN TREE
suar

From: Java

Color: Golden to dark brown with yellowish sapwood

Products: Tables, seating, consoles

Facts: Known as monkey pod tree because monkey’s eat the pods of the tree 

IRON WOOD
ulin

From: Kalimantan

Color: Brown chocolate        

Products: Tables

Facts: So strong, and very heavy, this wood is used for building bridges back in the Dutch era. Resistant to anything.

TAMARIND
tamarind

From: Java

Color: Deep red brown with purple hue

Products: Tables

Facts: Known for its delicious fruit

MERBAU
kwila

From: Papua New Guinea

Color: Darker red brown

Products: Tables, seating

Facts: Extremely durable and termite-resistant. Bark and leaves of this tree are used for traditional medicines in Asia.