nimio is a laboratory for design and production of furniture and handmade objects for everyday use. the studio’s new series is called ‘hanami’ and consist of several coffee tables.

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the nimio’s new series is called ‘hanami’
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hanami (jpn. ‘viewing flowers’) is a japanese tradition of contemplating the beauty of flowers. in spring, when the cherry trees bloom, japanese people get together to enjoy a picnic under the ephemeral flowers. 

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hanami is a japanese tradition of contemplating the beauty of flowers

 

 

nimio’s tables can be used in many ways: for plants, books, toys, and serve as decorative elements. they are presented in four different finishes and heights and are made of steel and hexagonal hydraulic mosaics.

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the tables are presented in four different finishes and heights

 

 

 

project info:

 

designer: nimio
nimio team: francesco monaco, alejandro tamayo, eloísa marazuela, raquel rodríguez del álamo, paco antequera, josé luis de lara, miguel ángel salinas
collaborator: yanyarese ha ido ya mamá
mosaics: kanda, katsura, oldman, kasai
heights: 12 cm, 24 cm, 36 cm, 48 cm

 

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edited by: maria erman | designboom