The furniture whisperer
In the exhibition “Typecasting. An Assembly of Iconic, Forgotten and New Vitra Characters,” Robert Stadler lends furniture a voice. Let’s take a listen!
This low coffee table with its elegant elliptical shape ressembles a surfboard and was quickly given the nickname "surfboard table". With its double chromed base, the table formally references a theme repeatedly varied on by the Eames, namely that of shaped steel rods welded together to make a fixed, static structure.
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