Design by Frank Gehry, 1992.
Frank Gehry's 1992 furniture collection consists of ribbon-like designs inspired by the woven construction of apple crates and sculpted from interwoven maple strips. The ribbon-like designs transcend the conventions of style by focusing on the essential challenge of integrating material and structure.
Gehry's Face Off Café Tables are offered in two sizes and two table top materials on their maple base. Glass top is 0.5" thick tempered clear glass with polished edge. Laminate top is 0.6" thick textured laminate top with clear solid edge band. All wood grains in the structure of the base run in the same direction for resilience. State-of-the-art thermoset assembly glue provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors. The arched base design allows for ample leg room. Select 36" or 40" table with Clear Glass or White Laminate table top.
Each table comes stamped with the KnollStudio logo, Frank Gehry's signature and the date of production. Table top and bottom ship separately.
Material(s): Maple veneers, glass or laminate
Designer: Frank Gehry
Frank O. Gehry is the principal of the Los Angeles, California, architecture firm of Frank O. Gehry & Associates. Frank Gehry's designs, which explore the possibilities inherent both in the methods of constructing and assembling architecture and in the formal composition of architectural forms, have been built or proposed all across the United States. Frank Gehry is the recipient of the Arnold W. Bnumer Award of the American Institute of Arts and Sciences (1983) and of numerous local and national design awards.View other products by Frank Gehry
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