The late, great Jens Risom, his first wife Iben, and their children summered on Block Island, off the Rhode Island coast, in a prefab A-frame he designed in 1967. Their home backed up to a nature conservancy adored by Iben. When she died in 1977, her husband conceived the Memorial bench for the conservancy but only as a sketch; it was never built. Decades later, their son Sven discovered the drawings and, with Design Within Reach, has brought them to life as the Block Island Outdoor collection. It’s composed of a coffee table, chair, and loveseat, all in teak, the latter available with Sunbrella-covered cushions in Logo Red or Natural.
Jens Risom Sketches Are Brought to Life in Design Within Reach's Block Island Collection
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