konstantin grcic's OSB hack table for VITRA created for office environments

konstantin grcic's OSB hack table for VITRA created for office environments


konstantin grcic’s OSB hack table for VITRA created for office environments
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salone del mobile.milano 2016: konstantin grcic is named ‘best designer’ of the salone del mobile. award 2016. the international award that highlights the design sector’s finest innovations that harness cutting-edge trends and consider up-to-the-minute modes of home living. created as a versatile desk for office settings, the ‘hack’ unit by konstantin grcic for VITRA is a table system that has been specially developed to cater to the requirements of companies and employees. stripped down from any decorative elements, the desk is made simply from OSB wood. robust and functional; the user has the option to adjust the tabletop to their desired height – whether standing or sitting – and in its lowest position can used as a sofa.

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the ‘hack’ unit with the ‘allstar’ chai also by grcic, displayed at the VITRA stand at the stockholm furniture fair
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for companies who may have changing numbers of staff or a small office space; each hack unit designed by konstantin grcic forms an autonomous element whose adaptability allows it to satisfy various needs. it can be folded up into a practical, flat ‘box’ in just a few simple steps, making it easy to dismantle, transport and store. produced with sustainability in mind, the tables are manufactured on site in an energy-efficient manner, with wooden parts that are locally produced and assembled by vitra using prefabricated metal hardware.

 

 

the ‘hack table’ was shown at the stockholm furniture and light fair 2016, see more coverage here.

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the height adjustment feature offers standing, sitting and lounge options allowing distinct niches for work + relaxation
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variable height adjustment of the table top is manually operated with a recessed grip or a crank
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the solid hinges connecting the three wooden panels are tooled metal parts that facilitate the folding function
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the construction of hack is defined by its robust nature and stripped down aesthetic

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illustration of the allstar and hack series
image © konstantin grcic, courtesy of VITRA

 

 

 

 

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  • This project should have been open source, not vitra

    Paul
    Feb 20, 2016

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