ross lovegrove rectangular tables

ross lovegrove rectangular tables

Design Ross Lovegrove, 2008
Powder-coated steel, glass
Made in USA by Knoll

Recognized for forward-thinking, organically-inspired products crafted in innovative materials, Ross Lovegrove achieves a new level of clarity with his collection for Knoll Studio. His work incorporates both traditional and cutting edge materials to shape pieces that are at once sculptural and practical. Versatile in scope, Lovegrove rectangular tables can be specified to suit a variety of contract and residential applications.

Ross Lovegrove studied design at Manchester Polytechnic and trained at the Royal College of Art in London. He has contributed to the design of the Sony Walkman and Apple computers, been in-house designer for Knoll International in Paris, co-member of the Atelier de Nimes and acted as a design consultant to Luis Vuitton, Cacharel, Dupont and Hermés. In 1990, he created Studio X in London. Lovegrove is inspired by forms of the natural world, the possibilities of new manufacturing techniques and the ability to evoke an emotional response in users.

The Lovegrove collection is available in a range of finish and surface options. The table top is available in Starphire™ glass (low iron content making the glass more clear and luminous than regular glass), bronze colored glass, laminate, Panelite™ (1" thick cast polymer panel with internal structural honeycomb core) and acid etched glass painted on the underside in your choice of green, blue or red. The steel base is available powder-coated in either metallic bronze, robin's egg blue, silver, white or multi-colored. Multi-colored base is only available with Starphire glass top. This series is not suitable for outdoor use.

78.75" w | 39.37" d | 28" h

laminate: $2,774.00 + plus shipping in the continental U.S.
(please allow 8-12 weeks for this special table to be created and shipped to your location)

Ross Lovegrove

Ross Lovegrove studied design at Manchester Polytechnic and trained at the Royal College of Art in London. He has contributed to the design of the Sony Walkman and Apple computers, been in-house designer for Knoll International in Paris, co-member of the Atelier de Nimes, and acted as a design consultant to Luis Vuitton, Cacharel, Dupont and Hermés. In 1990, he created Studio X in London. Lovegrove is inspired by forms of the natural world, the possibilities of new manufacturing techniques, and the ability to evoke an emotional response in users.
Hans Knoll, the son of a pioneer German furniture manufacturer, founded the Knoll company in New York City in 1938, one year after immigrating from Germany. He hired Florence Schust, a Cranbrook graduate who had worked for Gropius and Breuer, and the two were married in 1946. The next year, they opened a textiles division and showroom that was flanked with some of the worlds leading designers. Knoll would triumph thanks to impressive international contacts, gaining exclusive rights to the works of Ludwig Mies van der Rohe and producing them to their original specifications. This included the 1929 Barcelona Chair. They also commissioned Eero Saarinen to design the now iconic Tulip chair, and hold the rights to Marcel Breuer’s seminal Wassily Chair. Artists such as Harry Bertoia, Jens Risom, and Isamu Noguchi would also collaborate with Knoll.
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