modern scholar. A study in the discipline of design, mixed media bench waxes schoolhouse nostalgic. Seat and back span slim and simple, crafted of acacia wood stained a light matte brown to expose the character of the wood's natural knots, cracks and splits. Straightforward silhouette angles slightly back on steel frame that extends up the back with exposed hardware and a raw patina that deepens over time. Discover how to design a warm, welcoming entryway on Idea Central .