The New York table and 2 benches can be a welcomed addition to your breakfast nook or casual dining space. The combination of the black base and natural table and bench top is a refreshing design. The unit is constructed of rubber wood and MDF with veneers. The low-profile design of the two benches allow them to easily slide beneath the matching table tostore them out of the way when not in use, making the set perfect for use in smaller homes, apartments and dorm rooms. The unit requires some assembly before it can be used in your home. Just wipe clean with a soft dry cloth to keep them looking "good as new" for years to come.