Occasional Tables Inspired by the Materials They’re Made From

08.12.16 | By
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The tables and the materials chosen for the collection were inspired by reflection and refraction (dichroic glass) and absorbent and repellent (quartz) as a way to “create a dialogue between the two materials and demonstrate how the environment can influence the design object.”


The ABCD is a cantilevered side table that’s available in both materials. The quartz version was made by Caesarstone in Caesarea, Israel in a 12mm white quartz that is made from reclaimed materials (93% quartz). The dichroic versions are made by Prinz Optics GmbH in Germany out of 6mm Borosilicate glass that’s coated with an inorganic dichroic filter.



The O Table is more of a coffee table and only available in the dichroic glass.


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.