nada debs shapes color-gradient tatami tables with eastern flair

nada debs shapes color-gradient tatami tables with eastern flair


milan design week 2017: lebanese designer nada debs offers a fresh blend of middle eastern and far eastern craftsmanships with her ‘tatami tables’ collection. through a colorful combination, the project reinterprets or rather reintroduces local furniture design for contemporary interiors. 

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the tatami furniture can be used as a bench



for this collection, nada debs has combined the traditional straw weaving technique — typical of japanese flooring– with the old craft of marquetry which was often used for classical old pieces. in the end, the set includes color gradient pieces with flexible functions — shifting between a table or a bench.  

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the furniture collection comes in vivid color gradients 

nada debs studio tatami tables collection designboom
the tatami tables borrow middle and far eastern crafts 

nada debs studio tatami tables collection designboom
the pieces combines japanese straw weaving with the art of marquetry 

nada debs studio tatami tables collection designboom
yellow gradient – the tatami table is fitting for any interior

nada debs studio tatami tables collection designboom
details showing the weaving craft and wood marquetry 



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