Cafe table

Ok so from the side here it looks as though we just have an ordinary cafe table. Cute and charming the perfect little spot for a cup of coffee or an intimate meal with a friend or loved one.

Cafe table

Then you get to the top…and it ain’t so ordinary no more! Hand crafted by custom casting out of San Francisco, this table is made with a cast aluminum base and a top entirely of cork. Laid in a geometric pattern, the cork top has been cast in clear resin to protect and make suitable a lifetime of abuse. One of a kind, 30″ in diameter and a steal for $895.

Cafe top

Absolutely gorgeous. Can’t find this at TJMAXX! I also love the continuous black, asymmetrical aluminum line incorporated into the design. Gives it a retro contemporary feel.

Tim Wright, the designer of this piece, is a professional furniture maker and sculpture and just happens to teach Industrial design at the University. Love that! Want more info? Find him here at Etsy.

images: Custom casting

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