Japanese artist Yoshiki Yamazaki of Block Design teamed up with the Oyama Lumber Company to repurpose unsalable wood that has been damaged by worms and beetles for a new line of household goods. Select pieces are available at Nalata Nalata in the East Village and online from Spoon & Tamago.
Above: The RetRe Square Trivet can be disassembled and used as coasters; 7,200 Yen ($66).
Above: A detail of the trivet.
Above L: The hand-turned ReTre Wormy Wood Tube Vase is $95 from Spoon & Tamago. Above R: The hand-turned ReTre Wormy Wood Bobbin Vase was inspired by the form of old wooden sewing bobbins; it’s $210 from Spoon & Tamago. Both vases come with a glass tube insert.
Above: The RetRe Round Wall Clock is $220 at Nalata Nalata in NYC.
Above: The rectangular RetRe Mirror is $460 at Nalata Nalata.
Above: A detail of the mirror frame.
Above: The RetRe Square Clock is $165 at Nalata Nalata.