George Nakashima is a woodworker who has studied at the University of Washington and MIT and has traveled the world. When returning to the US, war broke out and forced him and his family into the Japanese concentration camps. But none the less he and a detainee started to make furniture from scrap wood and old army cots. Cereal Magazine came to visit the woodworker on his Pennsylvania farm, giving us a glimpse at his beautiful estate and work.
Check out this beautiful Bench by West Elm the Brooklyn retailer for contemporary furniture design and homeware. This Mid-Century Storage Bench crafted from FSC®-certified solid eucalyptus wood, adding modern-day sustainability to its timeless style features two handy drawers and a cushioned seat.