Want to make a bold statement with pieces of modern furniture in your home? These four iconic tables will present some serious modern styles that will stand the test of time.
Noguchi Coffee Table: Isamu Noguchi is a sculptor who studied under the legendary Constantin Brancusi. He began experimenting in environmental design, theater series and later, product design, making his first furniture prototype for Herman Miller in 1942. He designed the famous Noguchi Table in 1954 with an organic sculpture base and biomorphic glass, for use in both. Residential and office environment. Two identical, seamlessly identical base parts interlock together to form a tripod supporting a thick transparent glass. This iconic coffee table harga plywood makes a strong statement with its bold yet clean shape.
Eileen Gray Side Table: Irish born Eileen Gray was an interior designer who opened his own shop in Paris in 1922, shortly after becoming an architect as well. In 1927, he designed a house in Roquebrune, France with fellow architect and partner Jean Badovici whom they named E.1027 to reflect the collaborative nature of the project. Gray also designs furniture for the house, and photos of the house show Adjustable Table used by the bed. The original table can now be viewed in the permanent collection of MoMA in New York. This iconic design is suitable for many spaces: next to a sofa or chair as a tip table, or used as a bedside table just like the original.
Saarinen Tulip Table: Eero Saarinen spent most of his childhood in Bloomfield Hills, Michigan and studied architecture at Yale, completing his studies in 1934. He founded his own architectural studio in 1950, where he produced many famous buildings until his death in 1961. A 1956 cover story in Time magazine, Saarinen said that he designed a collection to “clean up the slum legs of US homes.” Later that year, he completed the iconic Pedestal Desk and Tulip Chair Collection with a cast aluminum base inspired by a drop of high viscosity liquid. The iconic and versatile basic design is used on side tables, coffee tables, dining tables, chairs and more, and is still a famous classic today.
Eames Wooden Coffee Table Molded: The Herman Miller Company was one of the first American producers to produce modern furniture in America and was regarded as an influential pioneer in the modernist furniture movement in the middle of this century. During that era, the forms and functions dominated architecture and furniture design. The modernist design emphasizes originality, technical innovation and the use of new materials and methods of manufacture. Charles and Ray Eames mastered the art of printing plywood, creating this beautiful organic coffee table. In 1945, the design director for Herman Miller saw this coffee table, along with other plywood Eames design, at the Barclay Hotel in New York City. Soon after, he hired them to design furniture for his company and this iconic table began to be produced in Herman Miller in 1946 and still inspires an interesting statement today.