This low coffee table with its elegant elliptical shape ressembles a surfboard and was quickly given the nickname “surfboard table”. With its double chromed base, the table formally references a theme repeatedly varied by the Eameses, that of shaped steel rods welded together to make a fixed, static structure.
Eames ETR Elliptical Table, by Charles and Ray Eames, for Vitra
Verner Panton’s collaboration with the company Plus-linje played a decisive role in his international career. He worked with the Danish company to develop an extensive furniture collection, marked on one hand by a sensation-provoking formal extravagance, and on the other by the use of novel materials. The C1 is now available as a re-edition from Vitra.
C1 Armchair, by Verner Panton, for Vitra.
A Bathroom cabinet in aluminium, with mirrored sliding doors. The opening mechanism works by rotating 90º on a central hinge, vertically positioned to allow free access to all the lateral spaces.
+/- by Studio Dror, for Boffi
Tropicalia’s collection is composed of a chaise longue, armchair, chair with armrests, chair, outdoor bed and a swinging nest. The geometric frame of faceted steel tubing is covered with a skilful composition of plaiting, alternating solids and voids according to a precise pattern and displaying a meticulous eye for detail.
Tropicalia collection, by Patricia Urquiola, for Moroso
Neutraface, by Christian Schwartz and House Industries, for Custom House Numbers