Knotted Table

German designer and manufacturer Nils Holger Moormann presented one of our favourite collections of furniture and accessories this year at Milan Design Week; using rather simple and tough materials such as untreated wood, ropes and iron, he launched a series of products that strike for their simplicity and solid intelligence.
Nils Holger Moormann

The common factor of most of these objects were ropes, and the structural use of them. Strong, vivid red ropes tight together the iron foldable legs of the Kampenwand table to its untreated wooden top, assuring the needed stiffness and giving a strong solid character to the object. 
The use of standard pieces to fasten and secure the rope-based structure ads on an extra tough and heavy-duty look, yet the final result is neat, playful and fresh.

Nils Holger Moormann
  Nils Holger Moormann

Year: 2009
Materials: untreated fir wood, rope and iron


. . . not to be confused with the copyrighted steel table design "Knotted Table" by artist-blacksmith Lee W. Badger - produced as commissioned pieces for the past 20 years at Badger's Anvil Works studio and winning craft exhibition awards regularly since 2005, most recently at the Houston Center for Contemporary Craft, January 16 to May 16, 2010.


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