Japanese design studio Nendo covered this series of tables in paper and applied colour using crayons.
The Colored-pencil tables were prepared using a technique called udukuri, where softer parts of cypress wood were worn away to leave the harder lines of the grain standing proud.
Paper was then laid over the top and coloured in to create delicate rubbings of the texture underneath.
"This created a tantalising juxtaposition between the familiar proportions of wood and the finish of the paper, and an inviting fusion of the subtle shades and blur of the coloured pencils with the raised wood grain," say Nendo.
"Ultimately, the project gave us a glimpse of the future of furniture, through the manipulation of surface texture."
The project will be on show at the Saint-Etienne Design Biennial in France from 14 to 31 March.
We recently featured a bench made of thin wire that had been coloured in with crayons.
Japanese designer Jo Nagasaka of Schemata Architecture Office has previously used the udukuri process to expose wood grain before coating it in fluorescent resin.
Photos are by Hiroshi Iwasaki.
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