The collection will be a series of three tables including animals, made from a variety of materials and finishes.
Frog Table (above) is a solid, walnut wood table with a frog appearing to climb onto one corner. The frog is partly coated in blue, transparent enamel.
Turtle Coffee Table (below) is a small, multi-coloured coffee table in the shape of a turtle, with a resin fruit bowl on top if its shell.
The range also includes a small, leather-covered coffee table that incorporates a porcelain vase, called Snail Table.
The collection comprises a limited edition of eight numbered and signed pieces.
Called Natura Design Magistra, the exhibition also includes Jongerius' Artifical Flowers (see our previous story). It will open this Saturday and continue until May 30th.
Photographs © Morgane Le Gall, courtesy Galerie Kreo.
Here are some more details from Galerie Kreo:
April 4th 2009 to May 30th 2009
Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 a.m. until 7:00 p.m.
Animal Tables - collection natura design magistra, 2009
Designer: Hella JONGERIUS
Producer: Galerie kreo
Limited edition of 8 pieces + 2 A.P. + 2 Prototypes
Numbered & signed pieces
Frog Table, 2009
Description & Materials: Walnut wood and blue transparent enamel.
Dimensions of the table: - Height: 29,1 inches (74 cm)
Length: 70,8 inches (180 cm) - Width: 35,4 inches (90 cm)
Dimensions of the Frog: - Height: 59 inches (150 cm)
Width: 49,2 inches (125 cm)
Turtle Coffee table, 2009
Description & Materials: Resins of different colors.
Dimensions of the total piece: - Height: 24,7 inches (62,8 cm)
Max. diameter: 44,3 inches (112,5 cm)
Dimensions of the table: - Height: 12,2 inches (31 cm)
Diameter: 36,4 inches (92,5 cm)
Dimensions of the tortle: - Height: 44,8 inches x 33,4 inches (114 cm x 85 cm)
Dimensions of the cup: - Diameter: 22,8 inches (58 cm)
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