Tag Archives: tables

sending ripples through the design world: zaha hadid’s liquid glacial table

British-Iraqi star architect Zaha Hadid (b. 1950) is synonymous with futuristic buildings of elongated and fragmented geometric planes. But did you know she is also an avid product designer?  Case in point, the Liquid Glacial Table. Commissioned by Mayfair’s super … Continue reading

cool, minimalist zen tables from Korean artist Byung-Hoon Choi

I often think how curious it is that our arrogant western minds find eastern minimalism as something new and “modern” when in fact, the east has embraced the minimalistic and abstract natural world way before the Norman invasion of England … Continue reading

creative contemporary offerings from Spain: toast the organic mid-century cocktail table!

It’s almost passé to have a single cocktail table in your living room today.  And while I’m still living with one at home (guess its time to change!), more and more I’m starting to incorporate tables of different shapes and … Continue reading

sleek night stands

A client brought these light-hearted bedside tables to my attention. Frankly, I was taken aback at first glance.  Then, they started growing on me.  For starters, there are other options besides the featured white oak, which would look fab in … Continue reading

A cocktail puzzle

The Egg Collective, a Brooklyn-based design company builds American heirloom quality furniture of contemporary design. But don’t think that “collective” means a bunch of rough-hewn men working together.  Au contraire, the brains and brawn behind the company are three lovelies: … Continue reading

Taking inspiration from 1948 – the Tati Asplund Tables

Inspired by Carl Malmsten’s “Släden” teak nesting tables of 1948 (below), Scandi contemporary super duo of Mats Broberg and Johan Ridderstråle have designed a set of nesting tables (cocktail, side and vanity) for Swedish contemporary design store and furniture maker … Continue reading

it’s raining …. meteors?

While I’m not one to shy away from new furniture pieces, on this blog and in my projects I’ve shown that taking something given to us by nature and repurposing it with elegance and style can turn out a very, … Continue reading