Introducing Our Newest Teak Outdoor Furniture Collection

We are excited to introduce our newest teak outdoor furniture collection, the Ventura Teak & Rope Collection. This stunning outdoor furniture set uses innovative materials and sophisticated styling. The overall feel is very organic and natural. This teak furniture set includes modular and fixed pieces so that you can customize it and rearrange it to fit your space. We love the look and the functionality of the Ventura Collection and know you will too.

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Outdoor Furniture Materials

The Ventura teak furniture set is made with impressive materials including reclaimed teak, synthetic rope and Sunbrella® cushions. At Design Warehouse we take materials very seriously, everything we use to make our furniture must be able to withstand the elements. It is so important to have quality construction and durable materials, so that you can be sure that you will enjoy your outdoor furniture for many years to come. Our reclaimed teak has been repurposed into beautiful and usable timber that is suitable for outdoor furniture. This gives each piece its own unique character and rustic look while being environmentally friendly.

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One of the most noticeable and fantastic features of the Ventura teak furniture set is the hand woven rope that beautifully wraps around the frame. This striking details goes beautifully with the reclaimed teak and gives it a light and airy feel. The rope is made of thermoplastic polypropylene fibers, which makes it strong, durable and UV resistant. It has been designed to be as low maintenance as possible, making it the perfect way to accent the strong teak features.

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Customize To Fit Your Space

The Ventura teak outdoor furniture set includes modular and fixed pieces. At Design Warehouse, we allow you to pick and choose the pieces of the collection that will work for your space. So it doesn’t matter how large or small of an outdoor space that you have, the Ventura collection will work for you. You may just need one relaxing chair, then the Ventura Club Chair is a great choice. Or you can create a long modular sofa with as many seats as you like. The choice is yours. The Ventura collection is great for expanding your outdoor living space into a beautiful sanctuary that you will enjoy for many years.

More Than Just An Ordinary Garden Bench

We are excited to share with you our new Millar Reclaimed Teak Bench. It’s a magnificent bench constructed to embody the strength and elegance of teak, and designed to make a fantastic first impression. A simple glance won’t do it justice; in fact even pictures can’t capture the sheer impressiveness of this park style bench with seating for three or four. It is truly a bold, beautiful piece of outdoor furniture.

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The subtle ergonomics of the back and seat combine beautifully with the blocky, substantial build quality and the large, wide stance of this centerpiece. It will be equally at home in a museum, as it will be on a golf course or in a large garden or observatory; regardless of where the Millar Bench ends up, it will turn heads while providing a solid seating solution to any that wander past it. The premium reclaimed teak wood is combined to make a bench that is about as impressive as you can imagine any bench to be, and it’s designed by the Gommaire team from Belgium, sold exclusively in New Zealand by Design Warehouse.

This is a solid, all reclaimed teak wood bench, styled with a traditional elements that evoke a warm and inviting feel. It is a large and quite impressive outdoor bench, measuring over 100 inches long (more than 8 feet), this has a monolithic and unforgettable presence. The design work is intricate, without being overwrought and offers a few different stylistic variances to play off of, so you can place it in many spaces without fear of it not blending with other pieces.

As a Garden Bench, the Millar will age to the fine patina that teak wood is famous for, with the silvery hue and even finish, which is common of teakwood furniture and has been for centuries. Teak is the perfect natural building material for a large bench like the Millar, because it’s structural integrity and weatherproof characteristics are perfect for longevity and stability. The Millar bench is truly a legacy piece that you will likely pass on throughout the generations. Quality, class and presence never goes out of style when it comes to outdoor furniture.

Design Warehouse is proud to offer the Millar Bench, designed by Gommaire of Belgium and offered exclusively by Design Warehouse in New Zealand. Design Warehouse has been a wholesale provider, direct to the public of fine outdoor furniture for over two decades. Design Warehouse is proud to offer premium outdoor materials on furniture ranging from traditional, to classic to modern to contemporary and beyond.

Click here to see more details about the Millar Bench.

The Buzz Surrounding Design Warehouse

Why is everyone talking about Design Warehouse? You may already know of this outdoor furniture company with the daring rust colored finish on its exterior; the saw-tooth roofline and the building, which has been an admired piece of architecture by many since the 1920’s or so. It is located on the corner of St. Georges Bay Road on the Strand.

The interior is special too: with the raw concrete floors and walls and powerful pillars make the space perfect as a gallery. The ambience is enhanced when one looks at the unique paneled glass and corrugated fiber ceiling molded into the saw-tooth roof with a majestic stud height. The design Warehouse showroom is showered in natural light; perfect to help you find the right piece with the right environment. You can choose from thousands of designer pieces in the showroom for your unique outdoor space.

The incredible height and open feel to the warehouse makes it a perfect place to see spectacular furniture.

An incredible Showroom for such Beautiful Outdoor Furniture.

The 70,000 square foot of floor space is big enough to showcase a huge variety of high end furniture with its vastness and excellent natural light. The building and showroom are so impressive, they may alone, be worth the visit; but the bonus comes when you’re in the market for a piece of outdoor furniture. Design Warehouse has built its reputation on repeat and referral business and by selling high end furniture direct to the public at wholesale prices.

Another reason to have a look at this fantastic piece of architecture, and the wonderful items offered by Design Warehouse, is the proximity to the Parnell French markets on a weekend morning, an experience that will surely tantalize your appetite what ever it may be. We invite you to enjoy a unique and very special place.

How to Clean Stainless Steel

Here is a guide on how to clean 316 Grade Stainless Steel.

For a more detailed account on how to clean your stainless steel furniture, please visit our site at here.

Showroom Video Tour

Our Gorgeous Outdoor Furniture Showroom: Join us in our Beautiful Space

A tour of the spacious Design Warehouse Showroom.
Design Warehouse is New Zealand’s Premier Outdoor Furniture Company. Well recognized for Wholesale Pricing, top quality Outdoor Furniture. All fully assembled. We offer A-Grade teak, Wicker Outdoor Furniture, Concrete, 316 Marine Grade Stainless Steel and many other outdoor materials. Traditional, Modern and Contemporary styles.

See us in person at 137/147 The Strand, Parnell, Auckland or visit us on the web at designwarehouse.co.nz.

We ship nationally, also to the Pacific Islands and to commercial projects in Australia.

Call 0800 111 112 or email sales@designwarehouse.co.nz for details and a quote.

Synthetic Outdoor Wicker Furniture-Everything You Need to Know

What is synthetic outdoor wicker?

Synthetic outdoor wicker is a fiber made from resins and extruded to resemble natural fibers and materials. It is built to be completely weather and solar resistant so the outdoor furniture lasts longer and looks the same as when new. Additionally, synthetic wicker has a natural ability to shed dirt and dust, making it exceptionally well suited to those who require low maintenance materials/furniture.

Synthetic outdoor wicker is a spectacular material choice for outdoor furniture. With the continual advancement in technology across premium material providers, this fiber has become a truly versatile and beautiful choice.

Design Warehouse utilizes only ultra-premium outdoor wicker materials, including those from Viro®, Rehau® and Ecolene®.

Each manufacturer produces their own unique fiber with characteristics that are perfect for long-lasting, beautiful outdoor furniture. But what is synthetic wicker; why would you choose synthetic over natural and what are the qualities of such a fiber?

SHOP for Outdoor Furniture including Synthetic Outdoor Wicker Furniture

We’d like to answer all of your synthetic wicker questions.

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Why is synthetic often preferable to natural outdoor wicker?

Natural materials are beautiful and often have ecological benefits associated with them (if sourced sustainably). But when it comes to the realities of nature, the usage of outdoor furniture, and the need for products that last a long time in adverse conditions, natural wickers more often than not, fall flat.

Natural materials in wicker furniture are much more susceptible to moisture damage and UV damage. They look wonderful for a couple years and then the effects of constant UV exposure and moisture retention are manifested in the faded colors, cracked surfaces and stretching on your furniture pieces. Synthetic outdoor wicker closely resembles the look of natural wicker fibers, and retains the best qualities of the finest natural wickers (springiness without mushiness; tight weave patterns and strength). Synthetic outdoor wicker also is immune to the harsh outdoor environmental effects that harm natural fibers. UV light is not a problem for synthetic wickers. It is made from the same resin composites that the finest automobile manufacturers use for their dashboards, which are expected to be exposed to sunlight 12 hours a day 365 days a year. It is also a sophisticated material that retains no moisture, meaning there is not an opportunity for rot, mildew, weakness or expansion. Natural fibers cannot boast these same capabilities.

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Technology in outdoor wicker has been so good as to afford the most natural looking product ever. New textures, extrusion processes and colors with more depth, bring a new dimension to synthetic fibers for high-end furniture. Additionally, colors that were previously never available give a different approach, with vibrant and variable color schemes allowing for placement of outdoor furniture in more modern and contemporary settings than previously possible.

Perhaps the most overlooked aspect of synthetic fibers when comparing to natural products is the ability to act like natural materials, while being able to retain the lowest possible maintenance schedule and the least amount of care to keep it in optimum condition. Because the synthetic fibers don’t absorb moisture or degrade in sunlight due to UV rays, they last much longer than natural fibers.

This makes synthetic outdoor wicker furniture a perfect choice for commercial applications, part time tenant homes and estates and for those who simply don’t want to have a rigorous maintenance requirement. Often times, a semi-annual rinse down with clean water is all these synthetic outdoor wicker furniture pieces need.

This low maintenance adds to synthetic outdoor wicker’s long list of properties to make it unique in the world of outdoor furniture. It is approachable and forgiving; can withstand wild variations and extremes in weather and outdoor conditions; is easy to care for, looks amazing and lasts a long time without any noticeable degradation in integrity or looks.

Consumers want great looking, great feeling outdoor furniture that doesn’t require hours and hours of maintenance and which do not lose important capabilities due to weather fluctuations. High end Synthetic outdoor Wicker does that.

Design Warehouse uses only top tier synthetic wicker fibers made by Viro®, Rehau® and Ecolene®, because we know and trust the brands and the fibers have an impressive track record around the world.

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How is outdoor wicker furniture constructed?

We weave the high end fibers made by Viro®, Rehau® or Ecolene® onto welded, custom fabricated aluminum and Steel Frames, powder-coated to protect against corrosion and to provide a cohesive look. Our master craftspeople have many years of experience and operate in factories in areas world renown for the weaving arts. We use materials that are built to handle extreme outdoor conditions and we finish them for style, functionality and long-term ownership.

Some of the uses for our high-end outdoor wicker is as internal coating for the dashboards of vehicles. This has had a different extrusion method to get the look and feel of leather fabric. The minimum heat testing parameters for these fibers was intense and it has been proven to be a worthwhile test: these fibers have now survived many years of use in the harshest of climates.

The use of synthetic fibers is now being developed in Italy as an outdoor fabric. This is also a different extrusion method, whereas the fiber is made the size of cotton then made into bolts of fabric. Design Warehouse was one of the first to introduce this amazing material on our outdoor seating collections and private label ranges; it has been met with with great success.

Why Viro® synthetic outdoor wicker?

Viro® is a super natural looking and feeling fiber. It is an innovative fiber capable of mimicking natural fibers in appearance and feel. Viro® has a natural feel and flex that makes it super comfortable and easy to love. The natural color tones are full of depth and really do make the fiber appear as close to natural as possible. The unique color blends have the tendency to be able to bring together varied color palettes in spaces with existing furniture or where the background is a complicated scene of color and imagery.

Why Rehau® synthetic outdoor wicker?

Rehau® is like Viro® with the exception the colors tend to be bright and reflective, also they show earth tones and these are very flexible and stable fibers. The consistency and finished look of Rehau® fibers makes it a beautiful and versatile synthetic outdoor wicker. The variations of round fibers and flat make Rehau® an excellent fiber for those who want subtlety in style and design in their space while being able to ensure the long-term durability of their furniture in fluctuating outdoor conditions.

Why Ecolene® synthetic outdoor wicker?

Ecolene® is all about vibrant colors and new looks for Synthetic outdoor wicker. You can find a color palette unlike any other in the Ecolene® range, with bright colors becoming essentially a trademark for the company. Ecolene® also offers beautiful surface finish variations to help a customer, custom tailor the outdoor furniture to their exact needs. From smooth extrusions for minimalist and modern or contemporary settings in bold colors, to textured surface finishes with subtle colors for those who need more blending and less impact from a piece or a collection. Design Warehouse has many gorgeous pieces of outdoor furniture made with the innovative Ecolene® fiber; all wound tightly around powder-coated metal frames to ensure long life, good looks and solid feel.

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What can I expect from a maintenance perspective with synthetic outdoor wicker?

As mentioned earlier, synthetic outdoor wicker is a wonderful material for those who detest maintenance schedules and expensive cleaners. You basically need water to clean and maintain the synthetic outdoor wicker furniture we sell. Even then, it doesn’t have to be cleaned that often. 15-30 minutes twice a year will keep your outdoor furniture looking brand new.

Click for detailed information on Cleaning and Caring for your Synthetic Outdoor Wicker Furniture.

Design Warehouse knows that building furniture that lasts an exceptionally long time, with designs that are timeless and service that is spectacular, is the way to cultivating a wonderful relationship with our clients. Synthetic outdoor wicker made by Viro®, Rehau® and Ecolene®; woven by our craftsmen and utilizing designs like we have in our portfolio delivers on all these concepts gives the look of natural fibers, the longevity to last generations and the maintenance you desire in a single portfolio of outdoor furniture.

Be aware of the source of your outdoor wicker. Always ask where the wicker is made. Be clear about the manufacturer’s name so you can research its durability, reputation and history. Use a recognizable, proven brand and you can rest assured your outdoor wicker furniture will give you years of satisfaction and good looks.

The outdoor wicker industry is full of fiber weaves that do not stand the test of time. It’s unfortunate that many of these substandard examples can be seen in public commercial use. This is obviously not desirable. When choosing the right outdoor wicker, the highest quality is the best option, it is more expensive in the beginning but not in the long run.

Use the following links to find Outdoor Wicker Furniture:

General Information about Our Outdoor Wicker Furniture

SHOP for Gorgeous Wicker Deep Seating Outdoor Furniture

SHOP all our Outdoor Furniture

How to clean Teak

Teak is a durable wood that can be used for both indoor and outdoor furniture. With outdoor teak furniture, maintenance should be regular to keep it clean and to stop it from turning grey. (if this is your desire) We recommend cleaning the teak when it is dirty which, depending on lifestyle and usage can be often or rarely. Remember your furniture is used outside and will of course be subject to the elements, just like your veranda, decks, patio or pathways. Washing will avoid dirt build up and keep your furniture fresh and clean.

With your teak, your preference may well be, for your pieces to have the natural new look, this is achieved by washing and cleaning to stop oxidization, then follow the cleaning instructions such as a gentle wash whenever it gets dirty. Another option our customers use and love, is to apply a clear natural sealer for more protection and keep that gorgeous showroom glow, however regular washing and resealing is required. Use only marine grade products here.

If you love the patina grey hue then leave outside and clean and water often to hurry up the oxidization, the result is stunning.

Treat your furniture like your car that has been left outside.

Here is a helpful video on how we believe your teak should be cleaned:

Things You Will Need

  1. A Bucket
  2. Brush with medium to soft bristles (sponge is okay too)
  3. Water supply (garden hose works best)
  4. A soft solution that will not harm the teak (We recommend Simple Green products)
  5. Dry cloth
  6. Gloves (optional)

The 10 Simple Steps on How to Clean Your Teak Furniture

  1. Remove all cushions or anything non teak from the item as well as leaves and other debris.
  2. Rinse off the item thoroughly with a hose on medium settings. Using a very strong pressure will damage the wood.
  3. Mix the solution with water in the bucket until foamy. A quarter cup of solution will work best.
  4. Put the brush in the mixture and start scrubbing.
  5. Start off with a small area to make sure the solution does not damage the teak.
  6. When cleaning, scrub WITH the grain, not against it.
  7. Make sure to scrub in between cracks and in corners.
  8. Brush diligently but not too harsh as to make sure to not damage the wood.
  9. After cleaning, rinse the solution off the teak after letting it rest for a while and wait for it to dry
  10. Use drying cloth or let dry naturally with sunlight.

Other things to note:

We usually recommend letting the mixture sit on the teak for at least five to ten minutes before rinsing off. After rinsing off, drying can take anywhere from 24 – 36 hours if dried naturally. Never use aggressive, two part acid solutions as they may compromise the integrity of the teak furniture. Any type of finishing product for teak furniture such as teak protectant, sealer, restoreant or coating should be applied to clean dry pieces of furniture. We can recommend qualified people to help you on your way of teak maintenance. If required, just call us. We will refer you to the most qualified people in the business.

For a video guide on how to clean your teak, please watch our short how-to video on cleaning your teak furniture.

What does Grade-A Teak Mean?

What does “Grade-A” mean when it comes to teak wood quality?

Grade-A Teak is the finest quality teak wood available from a given piece of timber. It represents the best looking, densest quality wood of the tectona grandis tree and has the best attributes of all teak wood when it comes to outdoor furniture. When a tree matures to 40+ years old, it can be harvested with some portion of that timber being Grade-A Teak.

Grade-A refers to the portion of the timber that is within the heartwood of the tree. It does not contain the same inclusions and variances and undesirable elements of the lesser quality wood in the tree. Grade-A (often also called A-Grade) teak is the only teak that Design Warehouse uses in new teak outdoor furniture because it has so much more to offer than other parts of the log.

A-Grade teak is blonde, with honey and wheat color variances and is incredibly dense, with natural oils and rubber compounds and silica within the wood itself. These compounds improve the outdoor capabilities of the teak wood; Grade-A representing the highest version of this.

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Teak as a premium material for outdoor furniture has a long and impressive history. It has always been the premium natural material for anything exposed to moisture, UV rays, or otherwise harsh environments (like salt water and areas with aggressive pest populations). It will easily outlast other natural materials like other hardwoods and softwoods, and continues to look good while performing. While Grade-A teak begins it’s life as a beautiful natural blonde color, it can, over time, mature into a very distinguished silver color with hints of grey. This regal patina is a preferred color among many teak lovers and allows a lower schedule of maintenance than any other wood product. The wood’s integrity remains underneath this gorgeous patina for decades.

Is there a Grade-B and Grade-C teak?

Certainly there are relative grades of teak. The different parts of the teak wood trunk represents the different grades quite specifically.

Grade-A teak is the 30-40% of wood that is contained just outside the very center core of the tree, and after a layer of lesser quality wood. This is the premium portion of the timber; not susceptible to frequent knots, sap, inclusion of variances or loss of density. It is where you get the oldest and most prime pieces of teak wood. More than being just the most mature piece of the wood, Grade-A teak is representative of the best qualities of this wood, known for such outstanding weathering characteristics.

You get hard, dense, evenly grained wood, with extremely consistent pattern, color and surface finish. Because knots are the remnants of limbs and branches, this heartwood is never at risk of inclusion for these types of round knots. By the time a tree is properly harvested (some 40 years or so after original sapling stages), these types of inclusions turn into tiny knots/branches further out in the trunk nearer to the bark as they manifezst as branches on the outer surface of the trunk. Such wood has not had the opportunity to compact and gain density; is susceptible to sap and knot inclusions and also has a much more wildly developed grain pattern. Often times these outer areas of the log will also include vastly different colors. Such lesser quality wood is also much less capable as an outdoor furniture material and is classified as Grade-B and Grade-C or lower quality.

Grade-B wood is harder to spot as an obvious quality concern than say, Grade-C, but has tell-tale signs like larger grain patterns, knot inclusions and color variances that usually manifest themselves as grey, black or white cloudy residue. The surface oil (the natural sheen that is present on teak wood-specifically Grade-A) can appear to be uneven or lacking. You might see darker hints of color, with more deep oranges or browns, and even some reddish tones. Similarly, you might see almost chalky or pasty whitish colored grain as well, denoting that the density and maturity of the wood is lacking. Grade-B teak wood is not nearly as consistent or beautiful as Grade-A; and does not perform as well in real conditions. It often will not patina evenly and may look quite patchy even if maintaining it to achieve a specific patina result.

Grade_C teak wood is a wild variation of colors, patterns, knots, and textures. Ranging from softer to harder densities patchy residue concerns and having a much darker complexion that that of Grade-A teak. It will appear almost to be a mahogany color throughout much of the grain and it is much more heavily figured wood, because knots and inclusions are readily apparent. It is not an ugly wood per say, but it certainly is not uniform and consistent-an attribute of the finest Grade-A teak. Often, teak in this grade (B) or less will be used in small format items, and often is not suitable for legitimate outdoor furniture usage. If you can find teak outdoor furniture in Grade-C, it is often very colorful and full of grain variations and soft. It will often have obvious variations and typically is finished in a stain or protectant, to give an appearance of evenness and color consistency.

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Generally speaking teak should remain unfinished until it is delivered to the end user, because it will prove the pedigree of the wood through its natural appearance. You can feel the slightly oily outer surface of Grade-A teak, see the grain compactness and density and feel the solidness of the timbers. Grade-A teak is always sold unfinished and “naked” because these are the prized attributes of the wood.

Recycled or Reclaimed teak simply is not Grade-A. This does not mean it is not handled properly or that it was not at one point Grade-A teak timbers. Simply, because it is not newly sawn, it is impossible to grade by the same standards. Perhaps the recycled teak you are considering was once Grade-A. We use the finest reclamation techniques and best practices with our sourcing of reclaimed teak. You’ll easily be able to tell if you are getting quality reclaimed teak by how it is presented and how the piece of outdoor furniture is constructed. Be sure to avoid too much fillers or color enhancers, and opt instead for higher quality wood.

Does “machine-made” mean a piece of outdoor furniture is not handcrafted?

No. In fact machine made teak vastly is more consistent and higher quality than “handmade” teak furniture.

That is not to say that handmade cannot be high quality. Typically though, truly custom outdoor furniture made from premium teak wood will take months to manufacture and will cost many thousands of dollars.

More often than not: “handmade” does not mean custom; it means it was made by hand by small operations that cannot reproduce the same result more than once. Often, corners in production and sourcing have been cut and the product is less desirable and lacks the true qualities of teak wood. Because resources are often scant for these very small operations, they lack the capability to bid on premium lots of timber and this can affect the material they use to make items, negatively. So often, these “handmade” outdoor furniture pieces are made from inferior teak wood, usually Grade-C or lower and are not suitable for long-term outdoor usage.

Machine made teak furniture also doesn’t mean there isn’t legitimate crafting occurring with the furniture. For example: Design Warehouse uses state of the art machines in harmony with master craftspeople, to produce the finest teak outdoor furniture that money can buy. Before we had it off to our craftsmen to assemble, build, finish and perform quality control checks, we use high tech machines controlled by computers to accurately control moisture (kilns and storage facilities); dimensions (computer numerically controlled mills and shaping machines), finish and quality (planning equipment and testing equipment).

We use these kiln ovens, milling and production machines and testing equipment to ensure we can produce the most accurate cuts, corners, finishes and moisture density.

There are clear advantages to machine made furniture. Especially considering we always use a master craftsman to supervise the process, and finish each piece of furniture we build. Fully handmade furniture often leave one desiring the consistent dimensions and finishes of machined wood, finished by hand.

Grade-A Teak Sourcing

Teak should be sourced from reputable and sustainable sources. There are myriad reasons for this. Improper or irresponsible sourcing can lead to lower total quality of available stock, poor ecological conditions in the local source areas and market instability. These all affect negatively, the end product you receive, the price you pay for it and the long-term viability of the teak market and timber sources.

We source only from the finest Javanese plantations. We do this because we can guarantee the consistent quality, can verify the reforestation effort and age of the wood, and because we are proponents of responsible harvesting practices. Furthermore, the quality of mature trees (40+ years old) is exponentially better than the younger trees harvested in newer, less stable and less credible plantations. Perum Perhutani is the government organization that controls the forestry in the region we source from. It has shown exceptional governance of the forests and timber production in this region and ensures you get a better quality product through limited harvesting and very specific restrictions on the sale/purchase of raw teak product.

Other countries under the purview of other organizations cannot reliably compete with Javanese teak plantations, either on quality or sustainability. It will be some time until this is even within reason (competition with Javanese teak plantations), because most other plantations have only been growing teak for 20-25 years; some 15 years short of optimal harvest ranges.

Newer players outside of this region simply have not met the standards for sourcing teak wood for Design Warehouse.

Is there another type of wood that can do what teak wood can do?

Teak wood is unique in its properties and beauty. If you want a natural material for your outdoor furniture, there is no other product that can offer the weather resistance, long-term beauty and the longevity of teak outdoor furniture. Additionally teak is the single natural wood product with a maintenance requirement as low and it enjoys. Teak truly is in a league of its own.

Certainly, one can find synthetic materials that offer impressive weather resistance; in fact we offer many variations of synthetic outdoor wicker, stainless steel, powder-coated aluminum and concrete furniture. These materials offer quality and beauty, but are not natural wood products.

Only teak can do all these things and look good while doing it. Only Grade-A teak can do so at the highest levels and is also a rare and beautiful option for the discerning consumer.

We invite you to further explore Grade-A Teak products for sale and information about Grade-A Teak by Design Warehouse at the following links:

SHOP FOR PREMIUM GRADE-A TEAK FURNITURE

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ABOUT GRADE-A TEAK

GENERAL FAQ’S FOR OUR PREMIUM OUTDOOR FURNITURE

GRADE-A TEAK FURNITURE CARE

SHOP ALL OUR OUTDOOR FURNITURE IN NZ

What’s all the Buzz about with Design Warehouse?

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Why is everyone talking about Design Warehouse? You may already know of this outdoor furniture company with the daring rust colored finish on its exterior; the saw-tooth roof -lined  building, which has been an admired piece of architecture by many since the 1920’s or so. It is located on the corner of St. Georges Bay Road and the Strand.

The interior is special too: with the raw concrete floors and walls and powerful pillars make the space perfect as a gallery. The ambience is enhanced when one looks at the unique paneled glass and corrugated fiber ceiling molded into the saw-tooth roof with a majestic stud height. The design Warehouse showroom is showered in natural light; perfect to help you find the right piece with the right environment. You can choose from thousands of designer pieces in the showroom for your unique outdoor space.

The incredible height and open feel to the warehouse makes it a perfect place to see spectacular furniture.

An incredible Showroom for such Beautiful Outdoor Furniture.

The 70,000 square foot of floor space is big enough to showcase a huge variety of high end furniture with its vastness and excellent natural light. The building and showroom are so impressive, they may alone, be worth the visit; but the bonus comes when you’re in the market for a piece of outdoor furniture. Design Warehouse has built its reputation on repeat and referral business and by selling high end furniture direct to the public at wholesale prices.

Another reason to have a look at this fantastic piece of architecture, and the wonderful items offered by Design Warehouse, is the proximity to the Parnell French markets on a weekend morning, an experience that will surely tantalize your appetite whatever it may be. We invite you to enjoy a unique and very special place.