LYCS architecture crafts CATable 2.0 for the design conscious cat lover
 
LYCS architecture crafts CATable 2.0 for the design conscious cat lover
aug 14, 2015

LYCS architecture crafts CATable 2.0 for the design conscious cat lover

LYCS architecture crafts CATable 2.0 for the design conscious cat lover
all images courtesy of LYCS architecture

 

 

 

created especially for furry felines, chinese studio: LYCS architecture have designed a new ‘CATable 2.0’ for the design conscious cat lover. presented as a series of four wooden cubes, each display different holes that have been carved out of its form. encouraging cats to freely explore, lie and meander through, the cubes are designed to be stacked or placed in whatever way the owner chooses, making the design adaptable as stools, a side table and even a book shelf.

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the series consists of four different blocks

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each one has a particular path for the cat to stroll, and the empty space can be used for other things

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a scottish fold experiments with one of the blocks

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the blocks are made completely from timber

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the blocks can be stacked in whatever way the owner chooses

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the felines have freedom to adapt to the pieces

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the CATable presented at milan design week

 

 

 

update: the ‘CATable’ is presented at the 2015 gwangju design biennale as part of the ‘asian design hub’ exhibition that offers a look at how the world economy is shifting from west to east by highlighting objects that interpret and express the cultural traditions and design values of these three countries in a contemporary context. the show transmits the notion that design is something universal and easily understandable, and that people can feel empathy with the fact that good products can make our lives brighter as a result of combining long-established techniques with modern aesthetics and approaches.

  • Omigosh. This is so awesome. My cat, Simba, must have one. Please, where in the US is it sold? Or anywhere in the world where it can be shipped from?

    B. Chin
  • How much and where?

    Those cubes are W-O-O-W !!!!

    John Yable
  • The CA Table 2.0 cubes are wonderfully creative! I can picture my dainty little female darting all through the holes. Her brother, the sumo cat, would probably get stuck:-). Are they available for purchase?

    Joy
  • I love this. Can I buy this in Belgium. How much does it cost?

    Bea
  • OMG, this is fantastical. Cats and i would love it…is the price is right. Please say it will be available soon!

    Christianna Ellingson
  • I hope you’ll be making these available for purchase. I also hope they will be attainable for working stiffs like me! even if I could get one a year, since home isn’t home without a cat they would go to good use.

    Andrea Saunders

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