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Fritz Hansen Relaunches the Planner Coffee Tables by Paul McCobb

11.01.18 | By
Fritz Hansen Relaunches the Planner Coffee Tables by Paul McCobb
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Paul McCobb was one of the leading American industrial designers of the 20th century, known for his clean lines and simple forms, and now his work joins the storied Republic of Fritz Hansen™ family. Part of his Planner Group Series, the Planner™ coffee tables, designed in 1953, are relaunching marking one of the first times a company is presenting an original McCobb design. Just as they were in 1953, the designs remain fresh and relevant falling right in line with Fritz Hansen’s catalog of timeless designs.

The Planner™ tables feature marble table tops measuring less than an inch thick with simple black steel bases that give the marble an almost floating appearance. There are three versions – circular, rectangular, and square – with two marble options that result in completely different looks. A cream-colored marble with grey-brown formations that add texture and a blackish grey marble with white veins and some grey shades.

MC300, Round Coffee Table

MC310 Rectangular Coffee table

MC320 Square Coffee Table

MC320 Square Coffee Table

MC300, Round Coffee Table

MC300, Round Coffee Table

MC310 Rectangular Coffee table

MC320 Square Coffee Table

Caroline Williamson is Editorial Director of Design Milk. She has a BFA in photography from SCAD and can usually be found searching for vintage wares, doing New York Times crossword puzzles in pen, or reworking playlists on Spotify.