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Omega Hall/Console Table
Console or Hall table in solid American cherry, 2.5 mm thick American cherry constructional veneers and varnish.
H 850 mm X D 355 mm X W 1000 mm (H 33-1/2” X D, 14” X W, 39-3/8”)
The drivers for this design were twofold:
A description of some of the construction processes is at this link.
I had available a small amount of spectacularly wild grained American
cherry: this was ideal for a visually stimulating table top encouraging the eye
to explore the curls and reverses in the grain pattern along with the
variegated dark rich colours.
I have long had a fondness for the geometric forms used in the Art Deco
period. The clean lines these forms imparted on the artefacts created,
e.g. the buildings, furniture, ceramics, silverware, lighting, etc I
have always found to be visually stimulating. In this case, to support
the top, and what
better than the circle and the ellipse where their arcs and
sweeps can reflect the swirls, eddies and curling grain seen in
the top itself?
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