Designer Hella Jongerius' Porcupine Desk provides children with a perfect place to play or draw. The small wooden table contrasts appealingly with the plastic chairs and also asserts a distinctive identity with its asymmetrical shape.
The table surface shows a printed motif resembling a charm bracelet, with animal shapes and other symbols attached to a chain link circle. Some of the links in the chain are bored through the tabletop, so that colored markers supplied with the desk can be stored in the holes. Add a little imagination, and the table resembles a porcupine— which is what inspired the name.
Materials: Legs and table top made of solid hornbeam, water-based coloured lacquer, screenprinting, includes a set of high quality felt-tip pens.
Product Colors and Options: brown/light pink, 540 × 570 × 720 mm :
olive green/light blue, 540 × 570 × 720 mm :
Price is $915.00 USD
Manufactured and available through Vitra. Or at All Modern. Or at Unica Home. Or at Velocity.
Hella Jongerius site.
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