Screw fibreglass screw-shaped side table available in 2 heights.
Aarnio: ... " I have always studied my surroundings, the nature, buildings, objects, out of scale, in which case big can be small and visa versa. With this in mind a small metal screw serves the function of a table: a spiral part is a thin table leg and the head is the broadening table top. It is only a question of scaling. Naturally the same function and shape can be realised simplified but the outcome is very ordinary. The shape of the screw gives the product added value and it gets your imagination and creativity going. You are an inch tall in the land of giants, where even the screws are almost your size."
The idea of having an oversized screw as a table seems natural for a versatile man like Eero Aarnio working on industrial design, furniture and architecture.
Screws are used in every house but mostly hidden - why not honor them as visible objects?
Place them as a side table in the living room and on the veranda or the higher version in cafeterias, coffee shops and bars.
The fibreglass and the metallic colors make them a shining eye-catcher in every space.
Born 1932 in Finland Aarnio was - and still is - one of the pioneers in using plastic in industrial design. Plastic materials set the designers free to create every shape and use any colour they wanted. This gave birth to objects oscillating between function and fun - but always fascinating. 1954 to 1957 studied at the Institute of Industrial Arts in Helsinki 1962 started his own office as an ... More