New Small Tables

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in Blog, In the Studio

Designing small occasional tables is one of Tom’s favorite studio projects. Intimate in scale, these tables most often take on sculptural themes tending towards simple, organic forms. Tom’s design process starts out with a cascade of ideas in the form of yellow legal pad “doodles”

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From among countless drawings, a handful of designs are selected to take on to the next step in Tom’s design process, maquettes


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The inspiration drawing for the new Bulb Table is in the upper right


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Designs for the Sabra Table, exploring the use of negative space


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Maquette designs 1


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Maquette designs 2


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Maquette designs 3


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View of studio to show the scale of the maquettes


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Patterns for the Bulb Table are assembled and reviewed for scale and proportion


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Wax is kept warm in, of all things, a crock pot for Tom to sculpt and add texture to the surface


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The finished Sabra, Bulb and Bienna Tables are shown in this installation. Photo by Ron Berg


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Bulb Table. Brown patina with a polished bronze edge detail. Photo by Ron Berg


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Sabra Table. Green/brown patina. Photo by Ron Berg

View on our website:
Bulb Table
Sabra Table
All Occasional Tables