Gosserez Art Gallery in Paris : Low Table "Coffee Table" Daphna Laurens

Daphna Laurens designer contemporary table
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Low Table "Coffee Table" Daphna Laurens

DESIGNERS: DAPHNA LAURENS

 

«Fantasy embellishes the object by encircling it, and, as it were, illuminating it from within with those precious images of which it reminds us or to which we feel an instinctive connection».’ Luigi Pirandello, 1904.
The two designers tested their ideas by playing with this elementary shape for months in their studio in Eindhoven thus producing their preliminary drawings. Basic forms and lines inspired them. Bauhaus was of course one of their sources of inspiration.
The coffee table result from a meticulous collage of forms, adding or removing lines, volumes and surfaces to accomplish these objects which have formal beauty as well as being functional of which the table is emblematic: the circle is manipulated here in every form, extruded, twisted, ... to offer a double function: storage and a table.
This double formal and functional language best characterises the two designers incidentally. Their pieces do not immediately reveal the function of the object. The form comes first, through the design, the function is second.

 

 

DIMENSIONS: H: 35 cm - W: 110 cm - D: 70 cm

 

MATERIALS: Powder coated aluminium, walnut wood veneer, solid walnut wood

 

Exclusive design for Galerie Gosserez

 

The Coffee Table in the magazines Maison Française and Métiers d'Art.

 

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