The design, by Alain van Havre, has a delicate and gentle appearance. Each part seems to rest on its supporting counterpart gently, and that gives the table its signature “visual lightness”. However, they all have their purpose and together form a solid structure.
” Wood is a living material. Even after being cut, solid wood continues to live and evolve. Every single piece of wood is unique and has to be considered as such. Solid wood has had a long life before it is made into furniture. Every panel wears the scars of growth. As I see it, the wood is an ideal canvas that allows the material to take on unique characteristics through a natural aging process.”