Thomas Kral, the creator of this table called Homework, owns his own design studio in Switzerland. He has a bachelors and masters in industrial design. His projects range from products, lighting furniture and accessories. He also exhibited in several museums and galleries in Paris, London, and Berlin. He has worked for several international design companies as well. His works have received several awards as well. To learn more about him and his projects, please visit www.tomaskral.ch.
Homework is a work table designed to be more functional. It has an aluminum cloth rim around it that can hold various objects. You can hold a book open with it, and put pens, magazines, and other various objects in the rim as well. You won't have to worry about stuff falling off the table, with the exception of the side facing the user.
This table was created in 2013. The materials used are sand casted aluminum and and ash wood. The size is 156 × 79 × 83 cm.
You can view Thomas Kral's page for more images, including the ones that show some process of him making the table. Two of the images below show him testing a cardboard and wood table prototype.
What do you think of this table? Would you want to use it? What kind of table do you use? Does it have drawers or other features?
‘homework table’, 2013 by tomas kralmaterials: cast aluminium, ashdimensions 156 x 79 x 83 cmimage © felipe ribon
‘homework table’ by slovakian designer tomas kral produced by furniture company super-ette implements a ‘moat’ as a charming way to organize and accommodate the debris of the working creative. the studio desk is fabricated from aluminum and ash, the metal fringe which is sandwiched in between the wooden tabletop is able to be used as casual storage for the various flotsam and jetsam of making.
kral says of the piece:
‘homework is a work table which has been set to be even more functional: an aluminium cloth is placed on a wooden table then folded to form a refined extension, a toolbox to store documents, objects, photos…that you need or simply desire to work. the tilted surface enables you to lay down open books and continue reading like with a desk.’
the design implements a ‘moat’ as a charming way to organize and accommodate the debris of the working creativeimage © felipe ribon
the metal fringe which is sandwiched in between the wooden tabletop is able to be used as casual storageimage © felipe ribon
the design is able to hold various flotsam and jetsam of makingimage © felipe ribon
lara mikocki I designboom
jan 31, 2013