TaTu Side Table
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This Side Table from designer Stephen Burks becomes a medium tray, bowl and trash can. Features triple module construction. Also available in Coffee Table and Stool. Select from Red or White finish. Suitable for indoor/outdoor use.
The TaTu Collection from Artecnica is a Design with Conscience project. Steel wire is deliciously airy, visually pliant and weather resilient in brilliant modular furniture by celebrated designer Stephen Burks. Hand-woven in South Africa by artisans working closely with the designer, TaTu meshes traditional with urbane.
In 2002 Artecnica founded Design With Conscience, a program for Artecnica to manufacture and product products in accordance with humanitarian and environmentally friendly principles. Artecnica had invited talented designers of international fame to contribute new ideas to an ever-expanding design collection and to team with them with artisans in need around the world, invigorating commerce and assisting surrounding communities.
Material(s): Steel wire
Dimensions: Overall H 25" Dia 23"; Medium Tray H 1" Dia 23"; Medium Bowl H 8.5" Dia 22"; Medium Trash Can H 16" Dia 13.75"
Designer: Stephen Burks
Stephen Burks is one of the most recognized American industrial designers of his generation. He and his New York Studio, Readymade Projects, have been responsible for creative design direction on projects ranging from retail interiors and event to packaging, lighting, furniture and home accessories. He has developed innovative concepts for renowned international brands and has consistently been at the forefront as an African-American industrial designer.
Exhibitions included the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Cooper-Hewitt National Design Museum's Design Triennial, the Museum of Science and Industry's exhibition Design For Life and solo museum show at the Knoxville Museum of Art's Design Lab gallery.
Stephen studied architecture at the Illinois Institute of Technology and product design at IIT'S Institute of Design, as well as attending Columbia University's Graduate School of Architecture.View other products by Stephen Burks
Artecnica elevates the purpose and value of everyday objects by using design to enchant, inspire and transform, collaborating with the likes of Tord Boontje, Hella Jongerius and more.
Artecnica is a Los Angeles based design company that collaborates with the most established and emerging international designers to create inspiring decorative objects for the living environment. Committed to considering issues of environmental sustainability and responsible manufacturing, Artecnica products are often made with recycled materials and transported in easy-ship flat packages, thus reducing the company's carbon footprint.
Artecnica's Design with Conscience program works with artisan communities in developing countries to produce unique handcrafted objects that reflect indigenous skills. This humanitarian approach supports shared work and profit across borders, cultures, races, and religions. For Artecnica, design is a catalyst for change, providing an opportunity to help transform the global landscape.View other products from Artecnica