What inspired your Atlas & Friends table? “Atlas is one of our more speculative pieces. We’ve always been interested in the way Islamic architecture translates and transforms geometries. The classic example is how they tend to fit a dome onto a square room, through polygonal rotations. We took a cube of oak and rotated it by 45 degrees on two of its axes. Then we planed off the pointy edges to reveal an equilateral triangle within the geometry of each cube.”
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What inspired your Atlas & Friends table? “Atlas is one of our more speculative pieces. We’ve always been interested in the way Islamic architecture translates and transforms geometries. The classic example is how they tend to fit a dome onto a square room, through polygonal rotations. We took a cube of oak and rotated it by 45 degrees on two of its axes. Then we planed off the pointy edges to reveal an equilateral triangle within the geometry of each cube.”