Spoon Table by Kartell designed by Antonio Citterio
A folding table that doesn't give up any style to achieve its practicality. Spoon has a honeycomb aluminum surface that is a mere 15 mm thick. The thermoplastic legs are are a guarantee of elasticity and resistance. Antonio Citterio and Toan Nguyen designed the knee mechanism of the Spoon Table to fold easily while maintaining a unique silhouette.
Antonio Citterio Antonio Citterio was born in Meda in 1950. He graduated in architecture from Milan Polytechnic and opened his studio in 1972 where he started his architectural and interior design business. Between 1987 and 1996, he worked in association with Terry Dwan and, together, they created buildings in Europe and Japan. Among his most significant works: the restyling of a block in the historical centre of Seregno, Esprit headquarters in Amsterdam, Antwerp and Milan, industrial plants for Vitra, in Germany, and for Antonio Fusco, in Milan. In 1999 Antonio Citterio and Partners was founded by Citterio and Patricia Viel, a multidisciplinary practice for architectural design, industrial design and graphics. Antonio Citterio and Partners has taken part in a great number of international competitions, winning many. Since 2006, Antonio Citterio has been a professor at the Accademia di Architettura dell Universit√?¬† della Svizzera Italiana and, since 2007, he has been a member of the Italian Design Council. In 2007, he received the Royal Designer for Industry award from the Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures & Commerce in London.
Toan Nguyen Toan Nguyen was born in Paris in 1969, and graduated with honors in Industrial Design at ENSCI-Les Ateliers, Paris, in 1995. After professional experience in several design offices in Paris, Barcelona, and Milan, he began his collaboration with Antonio Citterio in 1998. Since 2000, he has managed the design department of Antonio Citterio, becoming design partner in 2004 and working with international companies such as Alfa Romeo, B&B Italia, Kartell, Metalco, Technogym, and Vitra. In 2008, Toan Nguyen launched his own design office based in Milan, with a branch office in Paris, collaborating with leading international companies based in Italy, United States, Germany and Spain.
Creativity and technology, glamour and functionality, quality and innovation: a combination of extraordinary factors together with a strategic vision of distribution has contributed to the lasting success of Kartell. By cultural and entrepreneurial choice, since its origins in 1949 the Italian manufacturer has chosen to characterize itself as the market leader in the production of designers articles which use technology and plastic materials. This choice requires a great understanding of materials and transformation technology. A leader in furniture design, Kartell addresses an international audience with a collection unique in originality, variety, size, and range.
Q: Can the Spoon Folding Table be used outside? A: No, it is not suitable for outside use.
Q: How many people can fit around the table?
Small: Seats 6
Medium: Seats 6 comfortably
Large: Seats 8
Q: What should I expect when my table arrives?
Table size: Small: 28" h x 55" w x 29" d Medium: 28" h x 63" w x 32" d Large: 28" h x 79" w x 35" d
Floor protection: This table has plastic legs. Lift table when moving it or place floor-protecting pads on the bottoms of the legs to ensure that your floor is not marked or damaged.
Care and maintenance: It is strongly recommended that placemats be employed when using the table. As with any piece of furniture, we recommend that you use adequate heat protection when placing hot dishes on your table.
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