golden balloons support glass tabletop   UP by christopher duffy
dec 05, 2012
golden balloons support glass tabletop UP by christopher duffy


‘UP’ by christopher duffy
toughened Glass, metal resin composite, toughened steel rods
(L) 120cm (W) 80cm (H) 45cm

 

 

london-based designer christopher duffy has designed ‘UP’ – a hand made coffee table elevated by a network of golden balloons.
the concept is a light-hearted trompe l’oeil – playing on the illusion of levitation and buoyancy to give the impression the  glass table top
is held up by the floating orbs.

 

growing old is compulsory, growing up is optional‘ – bob monkhouse

 

 


the concept is light-hearted trompe l’oeil

 

 


the design plays on the illusion of levitation and buoyancy

 

 

 

 

 

 

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