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Vitra
Sphere Table

Design: Hella Jongerius

2012

stylepark-id: 05.2051.00475

Sphere Table

01 product description

Product description

In fact, the idea couldn’t be simpler. Open spaces – be they offices, airports or public lounge areas – tend to generate a great deal of noise and visual distractions, to the detriment of people’s ability to work. An individual shield can help. In the case of the Sphere Table, this shield is a half-globe that can be attached to any one of the four legs of a small wooden table. The plexi-glass shield dampens noise, while its milky translucency allows the sunlight to shine through. In combination with the warm wooden table, the half globe generates a pleasant atmosphere, spanning the gap between a futuristic, glowing sphere and the familiar archetype of a traditional table. Together, they invite the user to dive into his personal sphere of concentration.

02 dimensions/weight


Seat dimensions  
Width of seat
410 mm
Height of seat
330 mm
Depth of seat
520 mm
overall dimension  
Height of armrests
250 mm

03 Tags

Architecture, Contemporary Art, Design Culture, Hella Jongerius Articles, Hella Jongerius Products, Vitra Articles, Vitra Products

04 Articles about Vitra and Hella Jongerius

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Voulez vous Prouvé?

Voulez vous Prouvé?

At Design Miami, which took place in parallel to Art Basel, the French galleries presented an awful lot of Jean Prouvé originals. The icing on the cake: Konstantin Grcic transformed an Audi TT into a mobile living machine.

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Directly ahead of the Windsors

Directly ahead of the Windsors

Traditional tools and techniques governed the aesthetic flavor at Clerkenwell Design Week. Young UK companies like Dare Studio, Deadgood, Case and James UK celebrated their British roots and personalities – presenting a breed of truly British future antiques.

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05 Glossary

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