Israel-based product designer Hilla Shamia creates amazing things combining wood and metal. Her furniture collection is made with the method she calls wood casting. The molten aluminum is encased and moves through the natural tree trunk. Wood casting is made from a whole tree trunk that enables to preserve the natural form of the piece while still having distinct boundaries in its creation. The square shape allows a sense of artificiality while leaving the memory of the material. Molten aluminum is poured directly onto the wooden the surface which burns the exterior. You can see the result – a cool furniture collection that looks amazingly futuristic, tables and stools of an unbelievable mix of materials.