Not only named after, but rather bear close resemblance to geographic locations, these contemporary furniture creations are, needless to mention, inspired and inspiring sharing interesting backgrounds, fun utilization and most importantly latitudinal and longitudinal coordinates.
Haussmann Table by Franco Poli in collaboration with Palmalisa Zantedeschi for Matteo Grassi is named after Baron Haussman, a civic planner who actualized Napoleon’s efforts to rebuilt and renovate Paris. Haussman designer dining table accurately depicts the panoramic view of Baron Haussman’s grid of Paris realized entirely in marble ‘Lasa’ matte finish with a clear glass top. The table is available in round or elliptical version.
Haussmann Dining Table
Baghdad Table Collection designed by Ezri Tarazi for Edra includes both dining and coffee table versions. Inspired by the significance of this city from religious, political and historical perspectives, the table top represents the map of the Iraqi capital – Baghdad – realized by combining individual silhouettes created from industrial aluminum into a collective totality. The table surface is perfectly leveled and has no prop structure.
Baghdad Table Collection
Oh, the Farmer and the Cowman Should be Friends Bookcase by Ron Arad is artistic, unusual and can be tied to variety of socio-geo-political issues. The name of the bookcase is sourced from the accompanying song to the Oklahoma musical, while the obvious silhouette is a depiction of the United States map. Master of hidden meanings and visual parallelisms, the legendary Ron Arad has created a bookcase that is considered a wall art with functionality, one that serves to unite books into a wholesome one. The bookcase was a part of an exhibition held in London at the Timothy Taylor Gallery.
Oh, the Farmer and the Cowman Should be Friends Bookcase