mischer'traxler: gradient mashrabiya table mischer'traxler: gradient mashrabiya table
sep 17, 2012

mischer'traxler: gradient mashrabiya table

gradient mashrabiya table by mischer’traxler

commissioned by carwan gallery, vienna-based studio mischer’traxler has colllaborated with an expert lebanese woodworker to re-define the constructive system of the traditional mashrabiyas – delicate wooden window screens often found in middle eastern architecture. by lathing 650 small oak components, the sideboard table showcases a highly crafted gradient of rectangular slats of refined decorative elements. from this, the project exposes the intricate detaling involved in the production process with a complex network of unique wooden sections.

gradient mashrabiya intricate detailing

over 600 wooden oak components

component detail variation

measurement and construction process

laying out the configured mashrabiya gradient

lathed wooden component plans

construction and assembly

  • Incredibly beautiful handmade design

    Ross says:
  • intricate, but i dont think I want to lean and daydream on that table

    mara says:
  • Is it cheap enough for Joe Average? – No.
    Can you stand on it to replace the curtains? – No.
    Can you lay a piece of paper on it and write on that using a pen? – No.

    Then… why?

    Z says:
  • inspiring, transcends time, well done on all aspects of design, art and industry

    Masmano says:

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