Olga Guanabara

olga-guanabara-124h A few months ago my husband discovered this awesome furniture company out of Brooklyn.  Click on the banner above to learn more about their unique name!  Handmade, rustic, industrial pieces make up the growing collection of heirloom furniture.  Native Brazilian Richard Velloso and his other designers use reclaimed and raw woods, most often coupled with steel.  I love how his furniture is raw and organic, yet very modern at the same time.  I could see these pieces in a variety of spaces, always a focal point or show piece.  I am planning on using at least one of their pieces for my Capstone lakehouse project, probably one of their sweet dining tables!  Check out some of my favorites from their website.

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"1901 and the Bicycle Factory"

Maple flooring from an old bicycle factory, circa 1901, and cold rolled steel hexagon base

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Reclaimed oak, hot rolled steal, and hexagon steel

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"Red Hook Porky Pine"

Salvaged log from the beaches or Red Hook, Brooklyn, steel pencil rods and glass

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Leather, steel and rosewood armrests

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"Counting Sheep"

Reclaimed spruce and steel

Check their website often!  Just this morning, new pieces had been added.  They also seem to do custom sizes of certain items, as well as residential and commercial interior projects.  Happy browsing!