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Umanoff Side Table

675,00785,00

Brand : Menu

Designer : Arthur Umanoff

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Description

Reissued by Menu from original sketches and drawings by Umanoff, the innovative side table’s rounded top and tripod-inspired frame create a stunning mid-century design that is as relevant today as when it was initially conceived. A compact piece that challenges convention, the sculptural side table can stand elegantly in the contemporary home, perfect for placing next to a lounge chair or sofa. The union of warming brass and solid walnut is both timeless and beautifully decorative; an intelligent use of materials that guarantees for stunning longevity.

Dimensions:
Height: 45cm x Top Diameter: 43cm x Base Diameter: 40cm x Depth: 41.4cm
Height: 60cm x Top Diameter: 43cm x Base Diameter: 40cm x Depth: 41.5cm

Materials & finishes:
Solid oiled walnut and brushed brass with matte lacquer

Please note: Due to the unique structure of the Umanoff Side Table, the side table is not suited for heavy use. It is advised to not overload the tabletop with heavy items

Arthur Umanoff (1923–1985) was an American-born industrial designer, noted for his contribution to the American midcentury modern movement. Upon graduating from New York’s prestigious Pratt Institute and the American School of Design in the beginning of the 1950s, Umanoff began collaborating with Post Modern Ltd, a New York design company that produced and sold modernist wrought iron and wood designs. Throughout the 1960s, he worked closely with the furniture manufacturer Shaver Howard, who put many of his furniture designs into production. He also designed clocks for Howard Miller. Arthur Umanoff believed that design should not only be beautifully constructed and functional, but that it should also be attainable. Using natural materials and new methods to reimagine traditional furniture pieces, he created versatile designs for the home that were celebrated for their quality as for their simplified, functional forms and staying power. Reflecting warmth and practicality, his designs were often imagined in wrought iron, rattan, walnut and birch, imbued with functional details yet retaining a sense of natural elegance thanks to their slender, tapered lines.

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Menu’s philosophy is simple. Menu wants to make the world better, less complicated, a little bit nicer to wake up to. Collaborating with super-talented designers, they make objects to be treasured now… and forever. They work with some of the most exciting and driven creative individuals from the worlds of architecture and design to produce high quality design with a crisp Scandinavian look.

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