Designed in collaboration between Deborah Mansur and Leonardo Rossano of True Design, the DNA Bench is a minimalist piece of furniture with a spiral shape. Each section is crafted from a single piece of plywood, adding to the sense of flow between pieces and the contradicting segmentation of the whole. Whether place in a home or a public venue, the geometric design is a sure conversation starter. However, smart alecks may point out that the so-called DNA Bench has one helix instead of the expected two.

Photography by Studio 04 Photographers

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Holly

Holly is a poet from Kentucky. She grew up first in a Sears house, then on a farm. She studied English and Gender Studies at Mount Holyoke College and moved to Manhattan for love. As an occasional jewelry-maker and museum patron, Holly favors wearable and functional design but is eager to see work that challenges her aesthetics. Read more and connect by visiting her blog, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

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