French designer Mathieu Matégot takes a starkly graphic approach to his coffee table fashioned in black lacquered metal. Copacabana makes for an intriguing centerpiece in a room with its trio of slender articulated legs and circular tabletop with decorative oversized perforations. There’s also a uncomplicated air as it responds to modern dictates for light furniture that’s easy to move and cleanly wrought.
14.5" h x 37.75" dia (37x96cm)
“I started out with two very strong designs, Bestlite—a Bauhaus collection designed in 1930—and Gubi Chair, designed in 2003” Jacob says (both available at A+R). “I felt they had something in common,” he continues. “Iconic appearance, functional design, high quality, aesthetic design language and adaptable for many different kinds of interiors. I took these values as a guideline for any new designs added to the collection ever since.”