Noguchi Coffee Table Design
Noguchi coffee table – The coffee table (is one of those icons of the twentieth century furniture as present in many environments that we are almost every day. Since the designer of Japanese- American Isamu Noguchi designed it in 1944 to the president of the Museum of Modern Art in New York, they have sold countless units, either originals or copies. And it is that as conceived by its author (a cabinetmaker who interrupted his medical studies to be sculptor) proved to be his piece of furniture more sculptural, considering it as the perfect balance between the sculptural and the everyday.
Noguchi considered himself as an interpreter between East and West, was inspired to create it in the forms of nature. Faithful to its principles and considering that art should disappear to blend with its surroundings, he created this Noguchi coffee table understanding that the work of the sculptor was to give order and meaning to space.
The coffee table, great balance of art and furniture, is a light, light and ethereal object based on the beauty of simple forms without neglecting its practical function: A coffee table solid and durable. Perhaps that is why it has been used both as discreet and elegant decoration both salons homes and office waiting areas piece. The Noguchi coffee table consists of three parts: a glass cover and two solid wood legs intertwined as a tripod on which it rests, resulting in a very suitable combination of lightness and strength.