The all-wood 98.6°F collection is named after the "normal" human body temperature.
The collection features a dining table, dining chair, bench, lounge chair, coffee table and side table that De La Espada, which normally focuses on indoor furniture, describes as modest and versatile while also revealing "tectonic sophistication" up close.
All of the pieces are made from Croatian white oak, chosen because its high tannin content protects the wood from rot and allows it to have a longer life outdoors.
The furniture is finished with black oil, which darkens the grain and deepens the tone of the timber while making it water repellant.
Over time, the pieces in the 98.6°F collection will naturally age outdoors and take on a silver or dark grey patina.
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