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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

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A footwear store with a twist

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Fancy a new pair of shoes to go with your design classic? No problem. On the Vitra Campus, architect Diébédo Francis Kéré has established a Camper pop-up store in a domed structure à la Buckminster Fuller.

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Four legs and a seat shell

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Yes, folks, it really does exist: the universal chair of 2015. It was designed by various hands, comes in numerous versions and yet still follows a typology going back to a famous forebear. Ultimately, it is the subtle differences that count.

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