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The Rauma Collection Features an Illusory Table and Seats with Invisible Bases

 - Apr 4, 2013
References: behance.net & yankodesign
The clean lines of tabletops, backrests and seats are often visually cluttered from the "waist down" with clusters of vertical supports. The Rauma Collection has been rid of the 20 plus legs that would usually bear the weight of the upper surfaces. This was done by using a transparent material to build boxes and apply panels beneath each piece of furniture.

Max Ptk took clear panes of tempered glass, fixing two to either side of every dining chair. Two larger sheets attach to opposite ends of the dining table, adding support but keeping the set aesthetically clean and apparently minimal. Pieces of bent wood were used to make the Rauma Collection seats and stools with continuous surfaces that seem to cantilever impossibly in space.