About Us

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Celebrating over 15 Years in Business

At Greentea Design we have been creating hand-crafted, solid wood pieces for almost 15 years. With quality and sustainability as our guide, we offer several exclusive collections for your entire home. Best of all, you can customize your pieces in a variety of sizes, doors styles, stains and hardware to create your own personal look. From helping you with design issues to building complete custom projects based on your own specifications, our Design Associates will make it easy for you to realize your vision.

For more information on how we can help you, contact us at

1 888 222 0195 or info@greenteadesign.com

We look forward to hearing from you,

Dale Storer,
Owner and Co-Founder

What a magnificent piece.  Estelle and I thank you for having items in your showroom that are a bit different.  We truly enjoy [this] piece.” – Carl E.


Why Choose Us?

From your first contact with us to the delivery of your furniture, we want you to be totally satisfied with our service and your finished piece. We pride ourselves on offering superior customer service and a uniquely personal sales experience. Give us a shout to see what we mean. And read more about our guarantee here.

If our contemporary line doesn’t offer exactly what you need, let us know. Our Design Associates work one-on-one with customers, their interior designers and architects to dream up and build the perfect piece for your space. For more information see our Customization page.

Based on iconic Japanese designs, both our Step Tansu Chests and Mizuya Chests are exotic, modular and functional furniture that can change as your space and needs change. Learn more about our modular designs here.

Green isn’t just in our name, we are committed to using only reclaimed hardwoods in our furniture and guarantee that no trees are felled to make your piece. Ask us for more information on our green practices.



Our Craftsmanship

Vision and Design

After travelling the globe and living in Asia for many years, Greentea’s owner Dale Storer returned with a vision of building furniture that would reflect the simple designs and clean lines so prevalent in Japan. He and his partner Jennifer also began bringing back one of-a-kind antique pieces so that their customers could achieve an eclectic look that would speak to their own life experiences and travels.

Today, more than 15 years later, Greentea Design boasts its own line of contemporary Asian-inspired furniture for every room in the home or office, while also working one-on-one with clients to design custom pieces and projects, large and small.

Materials

Solid Wood Beams
The woods we work most with are Gingko and Elm. Gingko has a smooth variegated look that resembles Maple, while Elm has a strong swirling grain that closely mimics Oak. Most pieces are available in either wood, and some pieces are available with burl inlays.

Hand-rubbed Stain
A hand-rubbed stain is minimally applied, followed by a coat of oil-based urethane for protection. The result is a low gloss look that emphasizes the wood grain of each piece. You can choose from our 6 Custom Stains plus Red or Black Lacquer. You can also choose to have your piece two-tone in any of our stains.  In the case of our Kuryo collection, the lacquer is hand-rubbed and subtly distressed on the edges, adding to the elegance and character of the piece.

Hand-forged Hardware
You can also choose from 3 different traditional Japanese handle styles in Iron or Brass. Unique hinges, pulls and rings are also available

Craftmanship

Every piece is hand-built from start to finish. Artisans work on a single cabinet at a time, focusing their creative energy so that each piece becomes an artful expression of its creator.

The craftsmen that create our pieces use age-old techniques that have been handed down through the generations. Traditional Japanese joinery techniques are used whenever possible, and we use only solid reclaimed beams of wood.

Like their traditional counterparts, our furniture and cabinets derive their beauty from graceful proportions, skillful use of the natural features of wood, and a high level of craftsmanship.