ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
 
ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
feb 06, 2015

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
all images courtesy of ineke hans

 

 

 

dutch designer ineke hans has created the ‘drawer table’ for furniture manufacturer arco. rethinking the standard drawer-kitchen table, the piece has been modified to suit current social habits. tables are commonly used throughout many moments of the day: to eat, read newspapers, work and even play games, making it necessary to store items such as laptops and napkins in between these activities.

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
the thin top offers enough room to fit spacious drawers underneath

 

 

 

presented at imm cologne 2015, drawer table features a thin top, which offers enough room to fit the spacious compartments underneath, while still enabling a comfortable sitting space. the drawers are made from recycled felt-like material and slide in and out easily and quietly. the piece is designed for both home and working environments – the drawer widths correspond to the sitting area for one person, with more able to fit in if necessary.

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
the piece is designed for both home and working environments

 

 

 

‘homes no longer follow the lounge + dining room + kitchen formula. the various living uses flow into each other, which puts different demands on the furniture. tables in particular have to be multi-talented; they not only have to be a traditional kitchen table but a desk, work bench, meeting place and dining table as well… and some¬times all at the same time.’ says designer ineke hans.

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the table is available in various colors and finishes

 

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
drawer detail

 

ineke hans enables flexible living with thin top drawer table for arco
side view

 

 

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