Noguchi himself described the Coffee Table as his best furniture design, no doubt because it is extremely reminiscent of the bronze and marble sculptures of the time, translating the latter’s biomorphic formal language unadulterated into a piece of sculptural furniture: glass tabletop resting on two identical wooden elements placed at right angles.
Collection Vitra Design Museum, © The Isamu Noguchi Foundation.
Also available in maple.
- Design: Isamu Noguchi, 1944
- Material: Varnished solid wood base, 19 mm glass top with rounded edges.
- Measurements: 400 × 1280 × 930 mm
- Versions: black ash, walnut, maple