alex hammond: tubetable
alex hammond: tubetable alex hammond: tubetable
mar 19, 2011

alex hammond: tubetable

the ‘tubetable’ features the iconic london tube map reduced into a single color cut-out

london-based designer alex hammond has found himself a local team of craftsmen to assemble the ‘tubetable’ constructed from a powder coated steel frame holding two sheets of glass sandwiching a laser-cut white acrylic map of the london underground. the entire team was formed within two square miles of hammond’s studio in london’s east end to avoid production costs and suppliers resulting in a limited edition series of these tables.

detail of the river thames and the east london line

detail of zone 1

the illuminated ‘tubetable’

designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication.

  • why?

    maximillian says:
  • is for fun not an acceptable answer? šŸ˜€

    MB says:
  • The Tube Map is an icon for everyone in London, and will resonate emotionally. Thats why.

    douglas montgomery says:
  • why not ?

    Nicolas JAm says:
  • Are these available to purchase?

    Mambono5 says:
  • @Mambono5

    Please contact the designer directly on his website, he mentions items for sale and custom sizes.

    jonathan / designboom says:

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