Tables are conceptually quite simple objects. Regardless of their form, structure or the materials they are made up of, they are basically just raised planes. THE FUNDAMENTAL GROUP has played with that plane to give it a little more depth.
Atlas Table got its name thanks to the variety of meanings of the word. The Atlas Mountains in north Africa that border the Sahara Desert, geographical features on the surface of a planet, and also of course the Titan who holds up the celestial sphere. Atlas Table looks like a low-res vector diagram of the surface of an alien planet. The building blocks of Atlas Table are hundreds of little oak cubes. The cubes were flipped 45 degrees on two axes and then had their tops cut off. These were then stuck together to create the tabletop. The cubes create triangles on the flat plane giving the table an interesting pattern, with a few sticking out the top like alien pyramids. But it’s when you look at the side and see the structure of the table that you realize they are not just part of an intricate wood inlay. The blocks form another intricate surface on the bottom of the table. The tabletop is supported by frame of thin wooden legs that set the showpiece on display.
Atlas Table is a beautiful structure that is both a visual and a tactile feast. With a piece as spectacular as this, your only concern would be the food you serve having its limelight stolen. Atlas table is available at The Fundamental Shop.