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Arm-Inspired Table Trestles

Tretto by Tim Defleur is Based on an Isostatic System

— February 14, 2014 — Art & Design
Tretto by Tim Defleur, an industrial designer hailing from Bruxelles, Belgium, is an innovative trestle that is inspired by the articulation of human arms. It essentially takes on a common position when people lean on tables. Since this position clearly supports their upper body comfortably, the designer thought it would do just fine for tabletops as well.

The beauty of Tretto by Tim Defleur is that it also adds a dynamic feel to the design of such furniture pieces. Although still comprised of four legs, the table has a sense of movement that gives the otherwise minimalist design a playful vibe. According to the designer, "Using an isostatic system, TRETTO is strong enough to support different kind of plates, materials and sizes."
Trend Themes
1. Articulated Table Trestles - There is an opportunity to create movable and flexible table trestles by using articulated designs inspired by human body movements.
2. Dynamic Furniture Design - Designing furniture with a sense of movement and playfulness can attract customers who appreciate innovative and eye-catching designs.
3. Isostatic Structures - Promoting furniture built with isostatic systems to increase stability and create new opportunities for materials and plate sizes could become a trend in the industry.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Manufacturing - Furniture manufacturers can use this trend to create new designs that incorporate flexibility and playfulness, while also focusing on stability and unique material choices.
2. Interior Design - Interior designers can use dynamic furniture designs to create bold and expressive spaces tailored to clients' tastes and preferences.
3. Architecture - Architects can use articulated table trestles to create innovative and dynamic spaces that stand out from traditional designs.
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