wedge side tables by andreas kowalewski
wedge side tables by andreas kowalewski wedge side tables by andreas kowalewski
apr 18, 2012

wedge side tables by andreas kowalewski

the idea behind the wedge table design arose from the interest to create furniture that can be build, stored and delivered in a simple and space saving way and with less hand labour involved. based on the concept proposed by enzo mari, to create "cheap, high quality, long lasting and easy-to-assemble" furniture, which consider the potential of a diffused, localized manufacturing network. the main characteristics of the wedge table are its simple assembly process and its use of only one material. the construction makes use of the reinforcing effect through the interlocking segments, which creates the structure and ultimately the visual character of the design. the top plate can be fixed with three screws from the bottom with a conical fitted plywood piece. all four individual table segments can be manufactured in joint operations. for storage and shipment the tables can be disassembled, stacked and packed in a small carton board box. the wedge tables will be shown ‘the future in the making’ exhibition, palazzo clerici, via clerici 5, during the international furniture fair in milan, 17 -22 april 2012.

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