Eclipse

table

Furniture

With a minimalist and functional design, the product absorbs an abstract concept of nature and transforms it into a geometric object with simple functionality. In a second moment, the poetic concept stays in the background and gives space for the valuation of the furniture’s surface, which stimulates the user's touch and perception about the differences between the materials that compose it.

Photos: the authors

2018

Materials

Wood, steel

 

Dimension

A 470 x C 1280 x L 380

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These different sensations transmitted by the coexistence of the steel surface and the wooden surface are closely linked to the daily experiences and repertoire of people's lives, which through affective memory tend to feel more emotional attachment and warmth in the texture of the wood and greater coldness and rationality in the metal.

These characteristics give the product a experimentation condition that goes beyond its basic functionality as furniture. They generate a subjective experience for the user in each surface, influenced by their references of life and directly reflecting in thechoice of objects that will be arranged in each areas of the table.

The table was named for working with different layers at different heights that overlap. This overlapping of the layers with the whole black color of the table and its rounded ends comes from the inspiration in the natural eclipse phenomenon.

Ventura Lab

Design studio

Curitiba, Brazil

2019