Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

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Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

Milan 2013: German designer Ingo Maurer's table without any legs has gone into production with British brand Established & Sons.

Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

The white table top appears to float at first glance, but is in fact supported on an extended arm from each of the four black chairs.

Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

Ingo Maurer devised a hidden mechanism beneath the table that allows the chairs to be pulled out so users can sit down. Rectangular and circular surfaces are available.

Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

The wooden table was first conceived in 2012 and has since been put into production with Established & Sons. The furniture was shown at Ventura Lambrate in Milan last month.

Floating table by Ingo Maurer for Established & Sons

We've recently featured a coffee table by Foster + Partners made from a stretched metal disk and a shape-shifting table that transforms from a square to a triangle.

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This innovative piece is the first production table from the widely celebrated designer, Ingo Maurer. On first inspection, it appears to be archetypal wooden kitchen table and chairs but on closer viewing the table is revealed as ‘floating’; without any legs, supported by a simple extending mechanism which connects the chairs. Maurer has drawn inspiration from magic, ethereal substance and weightlessness. Floating Table invites the user to look more carefully at their simple daily objects and furniture for elements of surprise.