Special Today: Noguchi Coffee Table

Jun 10th
Vintage Noguchi Coffee Table

Sofa tables are tall and tall and intend to be place behind a sofa. Due to their size, they also make a large buffet or sideboard tables in a dining room. Narrow enough so they do not eat up extra space, sofa tables in the dining room are a great way to combine good design and function. Read on for some ideas on how to decorate a dining coffee table. Today I present another design classic , a coffee table that will never go out of fashion, the noguchi coffee table . It was design in 1944 by Isamu Noguchi, an American sculptor of Japanese origin, while doing a stability study. It is create by a structure composed of two identical pieces of solid wood and a glass board .

Its forms make this piece almost conceived as a sculpture . It is available in black ash, walnut and maple . Nowadays it is manufacture by Vitra . A timeless piece that is perfect in Scandinavian style homes in both modern and classic environments. I leave you with some images. The Noguchi Table is compose of 3 pieces: a glass cover and two legs of solid wood entwined as a tripod on which it rests. Its form comes from a study of stability made by the sculptor himself. The idea was that the legs of this table imitate the forms of nature. It is one of the first organic designs that were conceive as such.

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The designer created this classic for the manufacturer Hermann Miller and gave it his name. It all started with the illustration of an article written by the American designer George Nelson called “How to make a table”. As a result of this drawing, it was when the designer Noguchi came up with the idea of ​​translating that table into reality.And that is how he was born.

The success of Isami Noguchi’s work lies in the perfect synthesis he makes between the West and Japan. It has marked oriental airs. But being a design for “western houses”, modern and minimalist. It bases its beauty on its lightness and its simple forms without neglecting its practical function as a solid and lasting coffee table. It is a combination of lightness and robustness. A union of sculptural form and daily functionality that have made it use as a discreet. And elegant piece both in the decoration of homes and hotels and offices. Check our gallery to inspire you!

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