Piero Lissoni defines this table-sculpture, “a piece of furniture
with an original and striking personality”, enclosed in an asymmetrical
combination of various different elements.The legs and the table-top meet, twisting in dramatic fashion,
Revolutionary as much as
it is quite different from any other in terms of shape and potential, this
multifunctional table is a perfect summation of Charlotte Perriand’s take on
l’art de vivre.
The structure consists
of the simple but perfect p..
Charlotte Perriand started work
on the tables en forme libre in 1938.Originally intended for her own atelier in
the Montparnasse area of central Paris, they went into production courtesy of
Galerie Steph Simon at the end of the 1950s. All rounded ..
Included as one of the tables en forme libre created between 1938
and 1939, the final design was developed in 1952 for the students’ rooms of the
Maison du Mexique at the Cité Universitaire Internationale in Paris.
With a frame designed to..
The idea for this console
table, designed by Ico Parisi in 1947 for a private client, stemmed from a few
lines drawn on a sheet of paper: a horizontal line and two oblique lines to
define a structure with almost perfect proportions and an organic ..
This table, with its minimal
lines and an extremely light look, underscores the extensive thought, by Franco
Albini, and the advanced wood-working skills, by Cassina, that went into its
creation. Its stability based on the principle of oppos..
Franco Albini designed this
table using the strut element that he had already employed in the design of the
Veliero and Infinito bookshelves. In this instance, the legs serve as the
vertical elements, solid, turned along their entire surface excep..
This table/writing desk,
designed by Franco Albini consists of two trapezoidal planes, one smaller than
the other, on a single steel support. This balancing act is characterised by
the material richness of the planes, which are available in three ..
A timeless example of the
Danish architect’s functionalist approach to design, Arne Jacobsen’s AJ52
Society Table was conceived in 1952, at the peak of his career. Jacobsen
harnessed new techniques and materials to create the slender writing desk,..
Franco Albini’s 1928 desk combines glass, steel and wood with striking
clarity and balance. A clear demonstration of Albini’s rationalist design
philosophy and minimalist aesthetic, the design derives its appeal through
simplicity of form and cele..
foundation of the Cache series, part of Paul McCobb’s extensive Planner series,
is a beautifully simplistic and easy table with slim and straight steel legs,
stripped from any details or ornament, leaving only small drawers that can be