Walking table was part of a commission for an international client, which also included a dining table and set of chairs. All of the furniture was to be placed in the dining room in close proximity. The brief thus included a request for each piece to reference the other pieces in a subtle way. The room was also rather compact (the client lives in Japan), so the dimensions of all the pieces were considered carefully.
Walking table has compound angled legs, resembling the "stick" struts in the chairs and dining table. It appears to be walking, hence the name. It is graphically geometric in form, and quirky in nature. The table top is intended to be a striking feature, which will contrast with the plainer, straight grained timbers in the house and other furniture items. The table will be used primarily for board games, keenly contested by the clients and their young son.… Read more Read less