Inspired by the constructivist movement (1920's), this coffee table displays geometrical shapes and simple lines. The colours are those of the concomitant but distinct movement, the suprematism.

The starting point for this design was our interest for the constructivist movement, and its influence on architecture, which was both simple and futurist.

This piece, though simple, needed strong joinery so that the whole piece would not collapse. The base is attached to the feet with a wedge conic tenon (a carpentry joint). The intermediary shelf is connected to the two feet with angled housing joints on each side.

As a reference to constructivism (and especially to Tatlin), the table features a kinetic element, the paduk disc, which can be turned around its vertical axis. The colours are inspired by the suprematism (which was also focused on geometrical elements), in which the association of the white, the black and the red is often present.

It can seem odd to associate the constructivism and the suprematism influences. But while the first was mainly material and utilitarian, the second was way more intellectual and abstract. And the point of our work is to always link those things, to unite the artist and the craftsperson.

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