This versatile, resilient and graceful table was designed as part of a commission for the Bouroullec brothers to create furniture for the University of Copenhagen. Aiming to create a comfortable environment that would encourage students to stay in school, the university asked for design that had a warm and domestic touch, while still being low-cost and practical. The Bouroullec brothers approached the task by merging classic cues from design history with modern technology. Both the Bouroullec brothers and the manufacturer HAY are represented in MoMA's collection.
Available only online and at MoMA Design Store in Soho, 81 Spring Street.
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec
Medium:29.25h x 78.75l x 35.5"d Large:29.25h x 94.5l x 35.5"d
Solid Wood Frame, Plywood Tabletop with Linoleum or Veneer
Ronan & Erwan Bourollec
Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are brothers and designers based in Paris who have been working together since the mid-90s. Their work consists of a wide range of designs, including furniture, home accents and tech. The earliest design by Erwan and Ronan Bouroullec in MoMA’s collection, the Square Vase, was created in 1999. Since then, several designs by the brothers have been added to the collection, and the MoMA Design Store regularly seeks out the latest examples of their designs, such as the Belleville Chair, a piece that manifests their core attributes of minimalism paired with elegance.