About matterhouse

Jeff is an architect, artist and finder. Glenda sews, is crafty and discovers great vintage goods.

Norwegian Krobo Teak Bench – Designed by Torbjørn Afdal

New acquisition just arrived – a beautiful teak bench called Krobo – designed by Torbjørn Afdal of Norway- circa 1960. Includes a rare box addition with two drawers- we cannot find another example of the Krobo bench available with the box anywhere. See this link for a little info on Torbjørn: http://fjordfiesta.com/?page_id=1474

Stop by Matterhouse to check it out.

bruksbo bench

bruksbo bench-2 (1)


bruksbo bench-2


Ajusco Shop Lamp

A recent find…an Ajusco Shop Lamp probably from the 40’s or 50’s. Also included in the photo is a miner’s box found in Meeteetse, Wyoming from many years back, a danish steel+enamel bowl designed by Herbert Krenchel/made in the 50’s, and a custom sewn “weave” pillow made by Glenda.