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The Milan-based studio of Elisa Ossino is thought for its geometric designs with surrealist references, and the ‘Honoré’ assortment for De Padova isn’t any exception.
The round designs of the espresso tables, which might be blended and matched relying on the area, carry a component of shock to the desk: the bigger variations characteristic an surprising off-centred gap, which can be utilized to hyperlink a sequence of tables in several finishes, like a gaggle of pals huddled collectively.
‘The “Honoré” low tables are conceived to convey an natural form, expressing a pure and minimalist method,’ explains Ossino. ‘It’s virtually like they’re residing characters and continually related with one another by way of their sculptural volumes and geometries.’
The espresso tables can be found in 4 sizes and varied finishes. These embrace a lacquered model provided in seven colourways, from Blue Jodhpur to Pebble Gray; a brushed resin model, appropriate to be used outdoor, which is available in both chalk or terracotta; and 6 several types of marble, together with Calacatta, Valentine Grey and Emperador Darkish.
‘The tasks that we create are outlined by lightness and depth, two apparently reverse ideas; we take note of the composition and the load of the objects within the area with few however very sturdy marks, during which the objects themselves turn into symbols creating meanings,’ says Ossino, whose first collaboration with De Padova was a spherical lamp, ‘Elementi’, in 2018.
The ‘Honoré’ assortment additionally options an natural couch whose curved seat and backrest remembers Isamu Noguchi’s traditional ‘Freeform’ couch. It’s outlined by the round graphic signal of the curler and distinctive turned picket ft.
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