From 17 September to 24 September 2016
Opening 21 September 2016
The Hakone Table has been inspired by the simplicity and elegance of Japanese joinery and is constructed from three large oak pieces. The heavy wooden elements play with concave and convex geometry and appear to float just above the ground. Due to these curves the table changes in appearance from different vantage points. This sculptural and functional table is constructed from European Oak.
“We have always been admirers of beautifully made wooden objects. Inspired by Japanese carpentry we’ve seen on our travels in Japan, Hakone is constructed from generously proportioned and tactile forms which combine to make a highly functional table. Immaculately produced in France, Hakone is constructed using the finest European oak.” Edward Barber & Jay Osgerby
Edward Barber and Jay Osgerby studied architecture and interior design at the Royal College of Art in London. In 1996, they established their eponymous studio, Barber & Osgerby. Since then, their collaborative work has explored the interface between industrial design, furniture and architecture...