‘wooden tables vol. 2’ by chulan kwak anodized duralumin image © designboom chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2

presented at DMY berlin 2012 was korean designer chulan kwak’s collection titled ‘wooden tables vol 2.’, an extension of his initial iterations titled ‘wooden tables’. the design’s aesthetic references the whorls and layers characteristic of timber, however more so taking from the voids or spaces that can be created from these qualities by using a wiry-like material. this newer version has been improved for easier manufacturing, made from an aluminum alloy called duralumin which allows the furniture to be solid and light and can also be taken apart and reassembled to compose different shapes.

chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2 the collection of tables in various sizes image © designboom

chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2 the tables are able to be taken apart and combined in various ways image © designboom

chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2 image © designboom

chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2 the designs cast detailed shadows image © designboom

chulan kwak: the wooden table vol. 2 the designer with his creations image © designboom