Em Table 200 x 90 cm, oak - black

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AU$5,690.003,700.00 €3,790.00 €£3,380.00$5,685.004,170.00 €$4,125.00¥ 463,395SG$ 5,649.004,170.00 €4,170.00 €4,170.00 €CHF 4,170.00$4,125.00C$5,345.003,363.00 €


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Description

Vitra’s EM Table is a streamlined table which was designed by the French engineer and designer Jean Prouvé for the modernist, prefabricated housing project La Maison Tropicale in 1950. EM Table’s powder-coated steel frame and diagonal legs adhere to the structural principles of architecture and engineering. The simple, rectangular tabletop is available in solid wood or laminate. EM Table is a timeless classic as a dining or conference table, and its shape and colours match seamlessly with Prouvé’s Standard chairs.

Manufacturer:
Vitra
Design:
Jean Prouvé
Colour:
Oak, black
Size:
Height 74 cm, width 90 cm, length 200 cm
Material:
34 mm thick oiled oak table top, base bent steal with powder coated finish

Designer

Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé

Jean Prouvé (1909–1984) was a French metal artisan, engineer and self-taught architect and designer, who had a great influence on European post-war design and design philosophy. Social conscience and easy accessibility were essential starting points for Prouvé’s designs, which were often based on prefabricated housing, modular systems and mass-production. 

Prouvé opened his own workshop in Nancy, France in 1924, and later expanded it into a furniture factory. Prouvé’s designs were widely used in French public institutes, and his prefabricated houses known as 'Maison Tropicale' were also sent to French colonies in Africa in mid-twentieth century. His background as a metal worker and engineer characterizes his best known designs, such as the Standard chair and Em table currently produced by Vitra.

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