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Marionet by Simon Busse for Mox

The name giver of Marionet shows how to do it: only the connections between the (body) parts, joints and threads hold together the marionette; if one of the components is missing it collapses. This principle is equally applicable to the side table, which Simon Busse designed for the Mox Company: Only if all its components interact the table stands firmly. Three flat wooden legs other form the basis and are brought into position by a connective element. A hook on the top side of the connective element holds a coloured elastic band – the marionette’s string. The band runs through the wooden legs towards a tabletop and turns into a carrying handle on the upper side. In order to lock this fragile structure, the tabletop is bevelled downwards, the legs are kept in position and the entire table stands firmly.

Marionet, by Simon Busse, for Mox, Interior Innovation Award, 2012, (German Design Council)


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