The Origin of noguchi coffee table

Wednesday, March 26th 2014. | Living Room

Coffee table has been used widely by many household. Not only to put something on it, but also to decorate your home too. So, it has two usage in one thing. There are many kinds of coffee table that we can buy. However, from those a lot of selection, there is one kind that is unique. It is noguchi coffee table. This table is really unique. Many people want to have it. The combination of mirror top and unique wood legs make it worth to have in your home.

Noguchi Coffee Table Room And Board

Noguchi Coffee Table Walnut

The Origin

This coffee table is introduced by Herman Miller manufacturer which based on Michigan. They have introduced many unique things in furniture business. Moreover, their product are always be wanted for either the usage or the uniqueness of it. Firstly they introduced this table in 1947 as one of the contemporary coffee table. The looks of it is surely interesting. Then, many people start to buy it. It was mass-produced in 1973 as a collectible furniture.

Noguchi Coffee Table Knock Off

12. noguchi coffee table

The Designer

However, the original designer of this wonderful noguchi coffee table is Isamu Noguchi (1904 – 1988). He is an American-Japanese artist which makes this coffee table. The first of it was produced from walnut, cherry and birch woods. Those woods then become two interlocking pieces which role as the legs of the table. It has three elements: the glass top and two interlocking wood legs. Actually, it is simple, but the form makes a harmony combination of those three elements.

Noguchi Coffee Table Glass Replacement

Noguchi Coffee Table Base Only

Icon of Herman Miller

The Noguchi coffee table then become the iconic product of Herman Miller manufacturer. Many people has appraise for the creativity of the designer, Isamu Noguchi. This product also regarded as the most successful design of all Herman Miller products. Then, in 1980, Herman Miller launched a limited 480 products of it. However, in 1984, Herman Miller reintroduced it again as their classic collection.

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