the emblematic braided hairstyle of star wars icon princess leia has been the driving ‘force’ behind the le-a coffee table — a collaboration between zaha hadid design and leblon delienne. dramatic lines and smooth curves characteristic of zaha hadid design’s distinctive aesthetic create a twisting and dynamic silhouette that extends outwards in both directions to form two solid surfaces. 

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the collaboration between zaha hadid design and leblon delienne sees the coiling ‘le-a’ coffee table available in white, black, pearl white or brass. in its twisting and twirling form, the object makes a direct aesthetic reference to princess leia’s signature side buns, yet maintains an elegantly defined silhouette. fibre and resin come together to create a glossy, sculptural shape that takes on playful, pop-culture cues while also demonstrating the dramatic dynamism zaha hadid is widely recognized for.

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