Occasional Tables Inspired by the Materials They’re Made From

British design house kukka and their creative director Rona Meyuchjs-Koblenz launched two table designs in partnership with Caesarstone and Prinz Optics GmbH. The Spectra Collection, including the ABCD Table and the O Table, are made from two different materials, dichroic glass and quartz, each that make a statement in their own way.

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Occasional Tables Inspired by the Materials They’re Made From

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 Editor-in-Chief 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.