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Established & Sons
Surface Table round

Design: Terence Woodgate, John Barnard

2011

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Surface Table round

01 product description

Product description

In 2008, international attention was caught when two Royal Designers for Industry, one from the world of furniture design and one from the world of Formula One racing car design, collaborated to create the Surface Table, a super slim composite table. Using state-of-the-art autosport ⁄ aerospace technology to exploit the inherent rigidity of carbon fibre made creating the original Surface Table possible. Building on the success of the Surface collection, 2011 sees a new addition – a circular Surface Table. Woodgate explains, ‘With the new Surface Table the emphasis is on the reflective quality that the ultra thin black surface creates.’ Woodgate was inspired to consider this aesthetic when he saw the original table compared to Richard Wilson’s extraordinary work 20:50 in Plain Space, the retrospective of architect’s John Pawson’s work by Alison Morris. 20:50 plays with viewer’s perceptions of space by perfectly reflecting an entire room in a smooth black mirror of sump oil. ‘The table being compared to a work of that importance made me realise that the reflection in the finish is extraordinary in its own right.’ says Woodgate. It seems that by expanding the Surface Table collection, the original search for perfection that sparked the design is continuing.

02 dimensions/weight


overall dimension  
Diameter
1480 mm
height
750 mm

03 Tags

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04 Articles about Established & Sons

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Salone, Salone<br/> or<br/> Twelve Milan stories

Salone, Salone
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Milan in the days of the Salone and Fuori Salone – is a hodgepodge of impressions, encounters and cameo stories. In terms of form and content, they are as different as, say, people, furniture, brands, and markets.

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28.280 coloured glassbowls

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Our recce of the London Design Festival scouts six of the core venues to discover the current design tendencies. On this 16 mile whistle-stop tour from the west to the east of London, we start at the Victoria & Albert Museum, the self-proclaimed design hub of the LDF.

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