Oblique Coffee Table
Oblique Coffee Table
Oblique Sofa Table: Rectangular
Oblique Sofa Table: Rectangular
Oblique Sofa Table: Square
Oblique Sofa Table: Square
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Asplund × Claesson Koivisto Rune

Oblique Coffee Table

$2,410 – $2,623

$2,410

SKU: ASP-OBLI-SOFA-TAB-REC

Average lead time: 8-10 weeks

$2,623

SKU: ASP-OBLI-SOFA-TAB-SQU

Average lead time: 8-10 weeks


Description

In either its square or rectangular version, Oblique extends its slim dimensions and modernist elan as a generously proportioned coffee table. Designers Claesson Koivisto Rune originally came up with the look when they were furnishing the compact confines of a hotel project. Diagonal elements add visual intrigue, as suggested by the piece's name which means tilting in French. Fashioned in square steel rods with a metal-plate top and finished with a durable and smooth metallic bronze powder coating, Oblique is handmade in Sweden for boutique brand Asplund.

Specifications

Size

  • Rectangular: 13.77" h x 46.45" w x 30.70" d (35x118x78cm)
  • Square:13.77" h x 46.45" w x 46.45" d (35x118x118cm)

Material

Bronze powder coated metal

Details

Made in Sweden

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Brand

Asplund

“Small details are more important in simple minimalist design, because you see every line,” says Sandra Adrian Asplund, creative director at the eponymous Stockholm-based furniture brand. The brothers Asplund—Michael, an art dealer, and Thomas, a banker—originally teamed up to open a gallery that treated furnishings as works of fine art. When their vision took off, Sandra joined the team as creative head (and later spouse of Thomas) to develop a collection in a style they dub “Friendly Minimalism” that has grown into an internationally acclaimed design leader.

A warmer take on iconic Swedish minimalism, the Asplund look is similarly grounded in functionality and and hews to an ethos of sustainably. “Natural materials often require a bit of love and care, but in return, they age beautifully and last a lifetime,” says Sandra. Carefully produced in Sweden with environmentally friendly processes and a large measure of hand craftsmanship, Asplund goods are contemporary heirlooms, she says. “Unless every inch is perfect, it is not good enough.”


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