Clarke Coffee Table by Flexform
An elegant dining table, also interpreted in a collection of round coffee tables. Clarke stands out for its metal structure that extends from the leg to run below the top in marble or solid wood. Available in an unusual ovoid form, it is reserved and forceful at the same time.
The top in Calacatta Oro, Marquinia or Emperador marble, combined with the metal structure, underlines the rigor of the piece. Instead, the use of a top in a warm material like natural or stained solid ash on the metal base softness the austere image. Two different ways to interpret a design of great theatrical impact, in any dining room.
Frame in satined, chromed, burnished, champagne or black chromed metal.
Top: In solid ashwood natural, stained cherry, stained teak, stained wenge’, stained ebony, stained brown or in marble glossy white carrara, glossy black marquinia, glossy calacatta oro, mat calacatta oro, glossy emperador, mat emperador.
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Flexform is born out of a decades-long family tradition, operating in a small town in the North of Italy renowned for its high quality furniture production. The Flexform furniture brand has been instantly recognisable for almost half a century and has given rise to an extensive range of products that have taken their place in the history of Italian design.
There is a fertile relationship between production and design in the brand that has successfully stimulated creative interaction with successive generations of the best Italian designers. One designer however, stands above all for his importance to the brand – Antonio Citterio, who for fourty years has been coordinating the entire Flexform collection. He is the man who has given soul to the product as his lucid, inventive style is responsible for much of Flexform’s recent history,
Flexform is an integration of craftsmanship and tradition, with modern design and technology combining to a form balanced sense of timeless elegance. Their attention to detail, innovative technique and unique expertise, are what makes Flexform one of the most respected furniture producers in the world today.
About the designer
Carlo Colombo was born in 1967 at Carimate. In 1993 he graduated in Architecture from the Milan Polytechnic, but by 1991 he had already made contact with Giulio Cappellini, for whom he designed his first piece in 1992: the Kyoto bed, presented at the Salone del Mobile in Milan the same year.
From this time on Colombo’s work as a designer flowed into hundreds of projects in collaboration with the leading firms in the sector.
In 2004 Colombo was named Designer of the Year in Tokyo. Between 2005 and 2011 he received the International Design Award four times from Elle Décor and he has won prizes for his projects from Gioia Casa and MD Magazine. In 2009 he was one of the winners of the Good Design Award presented by the European Center for Architecture Art Design and Urban Studies and The Chicago Athenaeum. A sort of ambassador of Italian design to the world, he gives lectures and conferences in Israel, Greece, Portugal, Slovenia, Ukraine, Australia, Russia, Britain, Brazil and China.
Colombo’s work as a designer, initially focused on product and interior design, has been progressively extended to the construction sector in Italy and abroad. In 2009 he won an international competition for the design of two multi-functional towers in Abu Dhabi and his renewed interest in architecture has found scope in teaching in China, where he has lectured on design since 2011 at the De Tao Masters Academy in Beijing.