This table, known simply as the \u2018Earth Table\u2019, is a magnificent example of furniture design. Pieces of 50,000-year-old wood harvested from New Zealand have been set in a thick resin, where they represent each of the continents. Instead of\u00a0using the ancient wood as a surface, architects Renzo and Matteo Piano decided to use resin to make it the subject of the table rather than just a construction material.\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThis is one for the designer household, or someone who wants something strange and funky to put in their home. The craftsmanship and intricacy involved in construction of this piece of furniture is truly astonishing, particularly with the\u00a0intricate details that exist within the timber.\r\n\r\nDesign work of this level doesn\u2019t come cheap, but not many people can show off a true centre-piece in their living area such as this one.\r\nCheck it out\r\nHave you subscribed to Man of Many? You can also follow us on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.