Palette Table JH7

Article code P-11003
Inspired by Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures, Spanish designer Jaime Hayon transformed the idea of a mobile into a table - stabilized by a metal armature.
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Design  Jaime Hayon
Manufacturer  &Tradition
Made in  Poland
Dimensions  L 115.2cm x W 67.8cm x H 47cm
Colour & Materiality  Brass, Nero Marqina marble, black lacquered ash or lacquered walnut veneer

“Tables are where people exchange ideas, express emotions and connect with each other,” explains Spanish artist / designer Jaime Hayon. “As a multi-purpose object, why not design a multi-tiered table where different sizes, shapes, colours and materials converge together? Like one of Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures. Various shapes suspended in air but kept in place, supported by a metal armature. Creating a curious equilibrium that resembles a mobile - only static.”

At first glance, each Hayon Lounge table is a lesson in geometry. One version features a round shape coupled with a hexagon together with an elongated oval. Another version has a painter’s palette shape, while another version juxtaposes a rounded rectangle with an elongated oval and a circle. Each table is a composition of three distinctive shapes beautifully balanced at different heights which form a unified whole.

“The Hayon Lounge Table is my idea of interesting,” remarks &tradition’s Brand Director Martin Kornbek Hansen. “The polished marble brings a sense of nobility, while the oak adds earthiness. With metal as the stabilising factor connecting different shapes, colours and materials together. With each table offering three surfaces to choose from, it’s a modern answer to our multi-tasking lives.”