With a striking expanse of walnut veneer laminate supported by a trestle base in blackened steel, Jun Aizaki's grand table rounds out his Exchange collection for dining. Paired with the distinctive seating from the series—updated with blackened steel spokes taking the place of traditional wood chair spindles—the Brooklyn-based founder of studio Crème makes a highly original design statement. Like the rest of the collection, it's all produced with state-of-the-art craftsmanship that typifies international brand Stellar Works.
Small: 29" h x 71" w x 35.5" d (74x180x90cm)
Medium: 29" h x 82.75" w x 39.5" d (74x210x100cm)
Large: 29" h x 94.5" w x 39.5" d (74x240x100cm)
Veneer laminate, blackened steel
Craftsmanship is at the heart of Stellar Works since a couple of design enthusiasts from France and Japan launched the line in 2013. Operations benefit from Japanese management, while the craftsmanship draws on premium European furniture practices and technical proficiency that comes with the brand’s own state-of-the-art factory in Shanghai, China.
Because Stellar Works controls end to end, it takes great pride in abiding to Japan’s Four-Star standards—the most stringent in the industry worldwide—offering transparency regarding the sourcing of every material, be it leather, metal or fabric, along with ensuring that all woods come from FSC-certified forests.
The line’s urbane sense of materials, colorways and forms is a reflection of a global roster that includes New York designer-architect David Rockwell, Toronto’s Yabu Pushelberg, Copenhagen’s Space Copenhagen and Monaco-based Humbert & Poyet—along with an exacting Asian lens by appointing Chinese duo Lyndon Neri and Rossana Hu—widely known as Neri&Hu—as creative directors for the brand.