About the DesignerRon Arad
Israel (1951 - )
Ron Arad was born in 1951 in Tel Aviv into an artistic family - his mother is a painter, his father a photographer. He attended the Academy of Art in Jerusalem until the early 1970s, when he decided to leave Israel and study architecture in the UK. Settling in London in 1974, he enrolled at the city's least conventional school, the Architectural Association, where he studied under Peter Cool and Bernard Tschumi with classmates like Nigel Coates, Peter Wilson and Zaka Hadid. He quickly developed artistic and cultural interests outside architecture, and his work became increasingly oriented towards design and non-rhetorical artistic uses of materials. In 1981, with Dennis Groves and Caroline Thorman, he set up One Off, the design agency that made its successful debut with a set of tubular steel furniture. Arad has made no secret of his predilection for technology and the modern aesthetic as ways of revisiting and revising typologies from the past. As a sculptor and craftsman who has taught himself to cut sheet steel, bend wooden legs and put bent plywood to new sculptural uses, he has produced furniture that is emotional and sensual as well as aggressively light and practical. A similar philosophy is evident in his designs for the futuristic foyer of the Opera House in Tel Aviv, the Belgo restaurant in London, the installations for "L'Esprit du Nomade", Fondation Cartier in Paris, the impressive project of Adidas Stadium in Paris, the Domus Totem for the Triennale in Milan, the exclusive Yohji Yamamoto's Store in Tokyo, the Design Museum in Holon, Israel.
Ron Arad named the iconic Victoria and Albert Armchair as a tribute to the famous museum in London, which hosted an anthology of his works. The Victoria and Albert Dining Table was designed to complement the outdoor-friendly Little Albert Armchair in both shape and material. Its legs flow out from the table in fluid arches that echo the curves of the chair, while its polyethylene construction makes this a great choice for outdoor dining.Features:
- Made of rotationally-molded polyethylene
- Comes in translucent white
- Suitable for indoor and outdoor use
- Moroso takes great pride in making products of the highest quality with minimal environmental impact. They have received ISO certification for meeting both quality and environmental standards
- Should you discover shortly after receiving your Victoria and Albert Dining Table that parts are damaged or missing, please call us immediately and we will be happy to send you replacement parts as soon as possible and at no additional cost
- Distressed: No
- Country of Manufacture: Italy
Note: This quality item is custom made for your order. Unfortunately, this means that orders cannot be cancelled or returned once placed, so please call our trained staff with any questions you may have prior to ordering - we will ensure that you get exactly what you need.
- 27.25'' H x 35'' W
- Overall Depth - Front to Back: 35"