established and sons: six meter carbon fiber surface table established and sons: six meter carbon fiber surface table
apr 29, 2012

established and sons: six meter carbon fiber surface table

‘surface table’ by terence woodgate and john barnard for established and sonsall images courtesy of established and sons




british designers terence woodgate and john barnard collaborated to create ‘surface table’ for furniture company established and sons. combining the industrial design knowledge of woodgate with the racing car engineering expertise of barnard, the duo have expanded their original 2008 ‘surface table’, doubling it in length to measure a full six meters. the carbon fiber table uses aerospace technology, usually implemented in the ferrari plant, to elongate the structure while still keeping its durability. the slim composite furniture piece is visually deceiving, appearing fragile due to its slim profile, however, it is strong enough to hold a car, if for some reason, it were to be placed on top.

table on display at the established and sons exhibition during milan design week 2012 image © designboom

‘surface chair’ image © designboom

view of full table length image © designboom

detail of leg joinery image © designboom

detail of surface

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