The multifunctional Thonet table 1140 can adapt from a desk to a dining table in the home, as well as being suitable for co-working spaces, libraries or seminar rooms.
Featuring solid oak legs and a 42-millimetre-thick blockboard tabletop covered in wood veneer, the table is strong but appears light because it requires no stabilising frame.
Aisslinger originally designed the 1140 table for the BaseCamp student housing project in Lyngby, Denmark, where strength and stability were key.
“It was crucially important right from the start that we created a very stable piece, making sure the tabletop and legs were securely attached to one another,” said Aisslinger.
“You should be able to dance on this table but it shouldn’t need an elaborate support system underneath that just gets in the way.”
The legs of the 1140 table are distinctively rounded on their outer edge, meaning there are no corners to bump into, and joined to the table using a metal fitting that provides a discreet visual detail.
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