Simple structure

Hella Jongerius explores dematerialisation with her Niebla Table that seems to disappear from the side.

Hella Jongerius reveals that objects are not always what they seem with her limited-edition Niebla Table. 

Known for her interest in the actual design of an object rather than the making process, Jongerius’s Niebla Table questions dematerialisation.

The massive solid-wood surface seems to disappear into the atmosphere when viewed from the side, alluding to the idea that it is not actually as massive as it appears when viewed head-on. The table's simple structure allows all the attention to be drawn to the Dutch designer's exploration into making objects vanish. 

As the table no longer seems to be a piece of symmetrical furniture, one is able to look at it and its design process in a radically different manner. 

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