Carved from solid Acacia, the wood is sculpted by the Igorot tribe in the Northern Philippines into solid cubes. Upon experiencing the weight of these solid cubes, Tucker decided they should be hollowed out so the weight would be more manageable. As the hollow cubes were being hollowed out however, the saw accidentally pierced through. As a result, the Pierced Cube was born.
Size: 18”H x 18”L x 18”W
For the past 30 years, Tucker Robbins’ passion has been bringing the spirit and craft from traditional artisans to contemporary life. By combining ancient techniques and iconic forms, he creates furniture that is both modern and timeless. He has created thriving artisan workshops in Guatemala, Philippines, Indonesia, Sri Lanka, and Cameroon, working with sustainably harvested or reclaimed materials. Through his support of indigenous cultures and traditional handcraft he has formed partnerships with tribal chiefs, Arabian sheikhs, and village artisans around the world. The result is a collection of furniture with a spirit and life of its own.