Original design table BLITZ
bamboowooden baserectangular

original design table
original design table
original design table
original design table
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Characteristics

Style
original design
Material
bamboo
Base material
wooden base
Shape
rectangular
Market
contract, for public buildings
Designer
by Mario Bellini
Height

72 cm (28.3 in)

Length

300 cm (118.1 in)

Width

95 cm (37.4 in)

Description

A sculptural table, a powerful and unexpected item - Blitz is an amazing new Mario Bellini’s project for B&B Italia. A flat, slim and geometric external frame finds its natural completion in the curved and sinuous shapes of the interior, aesthetic and constructive solutions reminiscent of a suspension bridge are revealed. Bamboo was chosen for the frame due to its lightness and rapid growth. It is a versatile wood with intrinsic features which are ennobled by a fine solid wood processing. It is unexpected and unusual for indoor use but one that follows and relaunches the traditional quality of B&B Italia materials; this is for an object which is a unique synthesis of design, engineering and high-quality cabinetmaking. The table’s external parts show the natural bamboo grain, underlining the quality, care, and precision each wood module has been worked. The surface pattern contrasts with the table’s interior, where we discover a soft black finish with shellac effect. It is a solution that generates surprising visual effects of flat surfaces that appear to be floating on curved shadows. The three-metre-long and 95-centimetre-deep top folds at the ends like origami, becoming a support that tapers and folds again to rest on the ground. Blitz will be produced in a limited edition of 100 pieces.

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