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Magis Traffic Low Side Table

magis traffic low side table

magis traffic low side table

Design Konstantin Grcic, 2013
Steel rod, expanded polyurethane, acrylic stone
Steel rod, expanded polyurethane, acrylic stone Made in Italy by Magis

Traffic is a collection of furniture using steel rod and upholstery. The correlation between the three-dimensional line drawing of the metal rod and the geometric volumes of the cushions marks a significant shift from the common connotation of wire furniture. The unassuming simplicity of its conception imparts a pleasant casualness. The refinement of detailing and carefully tailored proportions stimulate a resounding elegance. The inherent logic of construction creates a formal grammar which allows for a number of functional declinations to form the Traffic collection: an armchair, a two seater sofa, a small bench (which also serves as ottoman), a chaise longue and tables.

Konstantin Grcic was born in Munich, Germany in 1965. After training as a cabinet maker at Parnham College in England he studied design at the Royal College of Art in London from 1988-1990. Konstantin Grcic creates industrial products widely described as pared down, simple, minimalist. What sets him apart from the minimalism in fashionable currency today is that he defines function in human terms, combining maximum formal strictness with considerable mental acuity and humor.

The Traffic tables feature a steel rod frame, painted in polyester powder or cataphoretically-treated and painted in polyester powder. The top is acrylic stone. Outdoor versions also offered. Please call the hive showroom with any questions: 1-866-663-4483.

traffic low side table: 17.75" w | 11.75" d | 11.75" h

$605.00 + free shipping in the continental U.S.
(please allow 12-14 weeks for delivery)

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Konstantin Grcic

Konstantin Grcic (b. 1965, Munich) trained as a cabinet maker at Parnham College in England and studied design at the Royal college of Art in London from 1988 to 1990. He then founded the KGID office (Konstantin Grcic Industrial Design) in 1991, which led to commissions from leading firms in furniture, design, and architecture. Grcic creates industrial products widely described as pared down, simple, essential, or minimalist. His take on minimalism differs from the current fashion in its function in human terms, combining maximum formal strictness with considerable mental acuity and humor.
The Magis company was founded in 1976 and had their first success in 1984 with Stepladder that was influential and crossed over into the designer furniture market from the hardware stores. They had two more huge successes in 1994 with Jasper Morrisons Bottleand the Lyra stool from the Italia Group, their bestseller. Two years later, the Bombo stool designed by Stefano Giovannoni would gain enormous success and cultivate an imitable style. Once the company gained momentum, they never slowed and would go on to produce Jasper Morrisons technologically advanced Air-Chair Michael Youngs Dog House Konstantin Grcics Chair One the Me Too line of childrens objects and furniture, and the Striped family from the Bouroullec brothers.

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