Air transformable table
Coffee table/dinning table
My best friend´s small, small apartment.
UNIQUE PROPERTIES / PROJECT DESCRIPTION:
It´s a coffee table, which through a simple couple of steps (just opening the pipes out through rotation) can be turned into a full dinning room table for 6 or 8 chairs.
The design is light modern and ideal for small spaces where every extra square centimeter counts.
From a small coffee table, we gat a full dinning table for up to 8 chairs without sacrificing design. Both positions look very modern and elegant.
OPERATION / FLOW / INTERACTION:
The design basically consists of two round bent pipes and three wooden boards.
When in the cofffee table position, the pipes are in a intertwined position. When we rotate the pipes out, the same legs are now in a different position turning the coffee table into a dinning table.
To prevent the wooden boards from bending, a metalic frame is necessary to keep them rigid. It only takes seconds to make the transformation from one table to the other.
PROJECT DURATION AND LOCATION:
The project started in January 2014 in Montevideo and finished in February 2014 in Montevideo.
FITS BEST INTO CATEGORY:
Furniture, Decorative Items and Homeware Design
PRODUCTION / REALIZATION TECHNOLOGY:
Finger joint wooden boards, metalic frame and round bent pipes
SPECIFICATIONS / TECHNICAL PROPERTIES:
Coffee table: Width 920 mm, Depth 850 mm, Height 430 mm
Dinning Table: Width 1840 mm, Depth 850 mm, Height 740 mm
Pipie diameter: 25 mm
Ttransformable furniture, space saving furniture, smart furniture
I needed something light, economic and visually sexy.
I had to resort to an exhausted research on coffee tables that could transform into dining tables, study processing systems and give a personal adaptation based on my research. As with all my work, I tried to avoid heavy and complex mechanical fittings for these transformations, and this case is no exception.
TEAM MEMBERS (1) :
Claudio Sibille, 2013.