Ovalesque carve-outs: Malabar by Smith & Fong Co.

The Malabar pattern includes a series of offset, ovalesque carve-outs that evoke the traditional carving techniques and motifs of India.

Smith & Fong Co. have launched Malabar, the latest in its line of Durapalm palm wood design offerings.

Inspired by the Malabar Coast--a region of southwest India with 6,000 years of trade and cultural exchange with Africa, the Middle East, Europe and Asia--the Malabar panel is the second in a series of Durapalm panel designs derived from the Indian landscape.

The Malabar pattern includes a series of offset, ovalesque carve-outs that evoke the traditional carving techniques and motifs of the region. The panel measures ¾” x 36” or 48” x 96” and is surface-treated with either a hand-rubbed poly or natural oil finish.

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Applications include walls and ceilings, as well as cabinetry, fixtures and furniture pieces.

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