nacre table by FICT reinterprets korean traditional material

nacre table by FICT reinterprets korean traditional material

korean design studio FICT reveals ‘nacre’, a transparent table focusing on the elegance of mother-of-pearl, the beautiful texture made by nature and traditionally used in korea. made of crystal resin and acrylic, the piece highlights the preciousness of the aglint material, while minimizing other elements.

crystal table by FICT highlights the preciousness of nacre designboom



the structure is very simple – two transparent acrylic plates are connected by three resin legs, in which the nacre is enclosed. the designers have placed pieces of nacre into resin chaotically, so the reflection of light is different for each of them. the spectrum of colors may widen or narrow depending on the lighting of the surroundings.

crystal table by FICT highlights the preciousness of nacre designboom



crystal table by FICT highlights the preciousness of nacre designboom
When the table is on the white surface, the pink and ivory colors float on the material.


crystal table by FICT highlights the preciousness of nacre designboom




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