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Claytable by Erwin Zwiers is a Surface for Sculpting, Not Snacking

By: Amelia Roblin - Published: • References: industrialdesignserved
The concept of the craft table is explored rather imaginatively in the Claytable by Erwin Zwiers. From afar it might appear to resemble a typical kitchen table, but a close look and a curious touch will furnish an unusual hybrid object made from an unconventional pairing of materials.

Rectilinear aluminum legs support a sleek metal tabletop; however, the surface of the burnished silver material remains unseen. The peculiar piece of furniture has been blanketed in a thick layer of bright red molding clay, the sort that's safe and fun for kids at play.

Of course, many of the activities that one might be accustomed to carrying out at dining table of comparable dimensions are best not undertaken on the Claytable by Erwin Zwiers. The designer recommends it as an artsy entertainment station, ideal for preschools and waiting rooms.