An exotic wood beam appears to float between stainless steel legs. It’s not a magic trick, it’s the Return Bench. An eminently functional design, this Gus* Modern bench is also made socially useful, as for each bench purchased Fab will make a small donation to City Harvest, an organization dedicated to rescuing food for hungry New Yorkers.
Canadian industrial engineer David Podsiadlo launched Toronto-based Gus* Design Group in a basement with two friends in 2002. The company’s furniture and lighting offer a contemporary take on mid-century archetypes. Using simple yet original profiles, tailored lines, and honest materials, its unfussy pieces incorporate practical purpose with quality construct
Seat height 15”.
City Harvest regularly gives food to nearly 600 community programs, a service complemented by programs that address longer-term issues that surround hunger in New York City.