Platner 42-Inch Coffee TablePrice: $1,994.00
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Design by Warren Platner, 1966.
In surprising harmony, the Platner Table Collection combines a soft, curved base with minimal, modernist materials. The Planter 42-Inch Coffee Table is a modern era design icons. Offered with a Bright Nickel or Metallic Bronze base which can be paired and a variety of glass, natural marble, polished or satin (matte) coated marble, wood finish, granite and veneer table tops. Also available in 36" version.
In the 1960s, Warren Platner transformed steel wire into a sculptural furniture collection by welding curved vertical steel wire rods to circular frames. The column of wire rods created a moiré effect with the decorative, gentle, graceful quality that Platner sought to achieve. All metal components of the Platner 36-Inch Coffee Table are finished in bright nickel with a clear lacquer protective coating and offered with a variety of table top options.
Offered with a Polished or Satin Chrome base and a range of table tops in glass, marble and veneer. Note that marble tops are offered in two finishes: standard Polished or Satin. The satin finished marble creates a matte sheen that gives the top a natural honed appearance while offering the same protective qualities as the Polished polyester coated marble finish.
Extra White Marble is currently on product hold/unavailable. The Platner Tables with glass, veneer and natural marble tops are Green guard certified. Marbles with a polyester coating will yellow over time. Wood tops are weighted with plates to ensure stability.
Material(s): Steel wire rods with marble, glass, finished wood, granite or veneer
Dimensions: Base W 18.5" W 42.25" H 15.25"
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This coffee table will be with me the rest of my life!
By: E Clayton, Renter (Atlanta)
42" Platner Coffee Table is simply one of the most elegant and versatile coffee tables out there. Looks much more substantial than the 36" Platner. Like the De La Espada purchases I have made through Yliving this is intended to last me the next 50 years and should keep going without me for another hundred or two. It's beauty and quality deserve it.
I did not receive a 42 " Platner coffee table. It was 36". Hopefully you did not over charge me for a 42".
By: Ed M.
A Fantastic Focal Point for our Home
By: Kurt K., Homeowner (Palm Springs, CA)
We love this table. It is simple, yet interesting. The larger 42" size is perfect as a center table in our living room. When people visit our home this table always gets a positive comment.
Designer: Warren Platner
Warren Platner studied architecture at Cornell University and, following his work with legendary designers Raymond Loewy, Eero Saarinen and I.M. Pei, he immersed himself in the creation of steel wire furniture, devising the method and tooling to produce the lounge chair in the line as well. Notable among his residential and commercial projects are the Georg Jensen Design Center and the Windows on the World restaurant in the World Trade Center, both in New York City.View other products by Warren Platner
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