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2010

  • Work on this object began.

2017

2021

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Coffee Table, Forest small

This is a coffee table. It was designed by Joris Laarman Lab.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It was able to spend time at the museum on loan from Groninger Museum as part of Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

It is dated 2010. Its medium is aluminum, resin.

This coffee table is the smallest version in the Forest Table series, which is based on the Leaf Table concept. An algorithm mimicking cell division was used to create the pattern on the table top and as a result, the branching pattern differs in each table. The legs evoke branches and tree trunks.

It is credited Courtesy of Groninger Museum, the Netherlands.

  • Table, Cumulus small
  • striato olimpico marble.
  • Courtesy of Groninger Museum, the Netherlands.
  • 83.2016.48
  • Drawing, Design for Leaf Table
  • graphite, brush and white gouache, pre-printed with digital code on white paper.
  • Gift of Marc Benda, courtesy of the artist.
  • 2013-24-9

Its dimensions are

H x W x D: 36.5 × 69 × 59 cm (14 3/8 × 27 3/16 × 23 1/4 in.)

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Joris Laarman Lab: Design in the Digital Age.

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