POOR

Mahogany wood storage

Materials like Mahogany is expensive and difficult to get your hands on. Especially the banned for import Cuban Mahogany (Swietenia mahagoni) that is the only real mahogany, compared to other tropical rainforest woodspecies. Mahogany has underlined a long use as a luxury material in the carpenter industries in the 19th and the 20th century, where hard to come by materials creates a social value, and a upper class statement in interiors of classic modern furnitures. Often considered “a Poor mans furniture” the classic beer crate of Denmark in this new material combination contrasts the social value of functional objects and discusses our need for creating social and economic classes in society and materials.