Posts tagged as 'table'

Disassembled 'Bento' chair by Form Us With Love; photo by Jonas Lindström

In an attempt to ‘bridge the gap between high-design and flatpack furniture’, the Stockholm-based design studio Form Us With Love have developed this series of semiflat-packable furniture in collaboration with a new Scandinavian brand, One Nordic Furniture Company. Named after the Japanese slang word for ‘convenient’ as well as the Finnish tradition of bentwood, the pared-down design of ‘Bento’ features characteristic broad legs and both of the products; the chair as well as the table (available in three different sizes), can be easily assembled in few steps, with no need of additional tools or manuals. The collection will be launched during next week’s Stockholm Design Week 2012 (6 – 12 February) at ‘Form Us With Friends’ exhibition at The Swedish Museum of Architecture.

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Detail of MDF Italia's new Radius table

Detail of MDF Italia's new 'Radius' table

Radius is a new table by MDF Italia that was launched on imm cologne, which currently takes place in Germany. The thin tabletop with an impressing span of up to 300 cm gives the table a weightless appearance.

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The intricate detailing of the 'Plug and Play' table leg by Studiokepenic

Next up in our imm cologne 2012 preview series we would like to introduce you to this novel, customisable modular table system devised by two young designers; Mia Kepenek and Nicholas Frei of the recently-established Zurich-based label Studiokepenic. As its name aptly suggest, the table design enables the user to convert the object from a coffee into a dining table without a hitch but by ‘simply by plugging together the shapely, turned leg elements.’ The table will be presented as part of the D3 Design Talents show at the fair which opens on 16 January. (more…)

'Mensa6' table by Michael Schougaard Svane

The young Danish designer Michael Schougaard Svane has recently created this delicate but sturdy table which has won him the 2011 Red Dot Design Award in the ‘Product Design’ category. The minimalist ‘Mensa6′ is composed from only four elements: a 6mm thick compact laminate table top and stainless steel legs, and can be easily assembled by one person. (more…)

Mon 15.8.

‘Eat Play Grow’ table by Ruth Vatcher (UK)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 15.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Eat Play Grow' table by Ruth Vatcher; photo by Damian Drozdowicz

With an aim to promote a healthy lifestyle and ‘encourage children to grow their own herbs or vegetables as well as prepare the food’ , the young UK-based interior and product designer Ruth Vatcher has created this multifunctional table ‘Eat Play Grow’. The simple, yet highly imaginative oak-wood design incorporates various functions such as a herb sprouting tray, a chopping board for food preparation, a ceramic watering pot and a charcoal felt storage system for tools and toys. (more…)

Fri 12.8.

‘Cloud’ table by Lorens (PL)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 12.08.2011 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Cloud' table by Lorens

Anna and Marek Lorens, the duo behind their namesake Warsaw-based architectural and design practice Lorens have recently realised this modular table whose unusual structure – as well as the colour – reminded us of that of a honeycomb. Composed from a number of hexagonal elements, the multifunctional table can either be used as a desk within an office environment or as an (undoubtedly decorative) element of a living room. (more…)

'Sbilenco' console by Maison Martin Margiela for Cerruti Baleri

Anyone familiar with the designs of the avant-garde Belgian fashion house Maison Martin Margiela knows that when it comes to the creations marked with four, seemingly-nondescript, diagonal white stitches nothing is quite what it seems. And now, adding to the already impressive portfolio of numerous ready-to-wear, accessories, artisanal, fine jewellery and fragrance collections, the brand famous for its unconventional, outstandingly innovative and frequently ironic aesthetics has collaborated on a series of equally eccentric furniture designs manufactured by the Italian brand Cerruti Baleri. (more…)

Thu 14.7.

‘Rhyholzertischli’ coffee table by Adrian Wicki (CH)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 14.07.2011 - Tagged as: , , , ,

'Rhyholzertischli' coffee table by Adrian Wicki

Inspired by his life-long fascination with one of Europe’s longest rivers, the Rhine, the young Swiss carpenter-turned-designer Adrian Wicki has created this driftwood coffee table. Enigmatically called ‘Rhyholzertischli’, the table is composed of a smooth glass plate which is juxtaposed with the raw natural form of the base created from driftwood found on the banks of Rhine. (more…)