imm cologne 2011: ola foldable table by akka
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jan 19, 2011
imm cologne 2011: ola foldable table by akka


‘ola’ foldable table by akka
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‘ola table’, created by swedish design studio akka (oskar ternbom and petter danielson) is a portable, foldable table.

shown first at the stockholm furniture fair 2010 and now at imm cologne 2011,
it shared top honors with harry thaler’s pressed chair in this year’s international [D3] competition
for young designers, and is currently in pre-production.


full view of ‘ola
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designer petter danielson demonstrates the folding mechanism of the table
image courtesy of studio akka


the space efficiency of the model is evident in this image of two of the folded tables stacked next to each other
image courtesy of studio akka

to transport or store, the table’s legs fold inward and its top down so that it is flat.
the modular design makes the piece easily adaptable to a range of spaces and needs.


view of the table from below, illustrating its hinge mechanics
image © designboom


detail of the table’s underside
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video demonstration of the ‘ola’ table in use

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