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Sat 25.4.

‘Extrusions’ by Konstantin Grcic for Bd Barcelona

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 25.04.2009 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

With a stone base

With a stone base

Bd Barcelona, the Spanish company which was founded in 1972 by the well-known architect Oscar Tusquets, presented a range of new tables at this year´s Salone del Mobile designed by Konstantin Grcic. The collaboration seemed to be a real hit and the results are remarkable. Once more Bd Barcelona was able to underline its special production abilities when it comes to extruded aluminium profiles.

With a wooden construction

With a wooden construction

Grcic has been inspired by classic Bd pieces, such as the Hypóstila shelf unit (in production since 1979), in developing a tabletop of extruded aluminium with a minimal profile and for lengths of up to 360 cm. The table board can be mounted on a stone, metal or wooden base. A nice and for the designer typical detail is the open profile on the short side of the table board, which can be closed if required, though.

With a closed profile and on a metal base

With a closed profile and on a metal base

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