Carlo scarpa samo table, 180cm length x 127cm width x74cm height
Carlo Scarpa ‘samo’ table, produced by Simon, italy 1970s part of the ‘Ultrarazionale’ collection by Simon, the base is formed of two pillars. Carlo scarpa (1906-1978) was an architect who mastered materials, detail and light. He is most famous for Castelvecchio Museum in Verona. The Olivetti showroom in Venice and the Brion Tomb in San Vito D’Altivole.The aesthetic drew on Japanese minimalism and organic forms of nature. The table, which has both an architectural and organic presence, harnesses gravity to secure the table top. Literature: Gramigna, Giuliana. Repertorio del design Italiano 1950-2000 per l’arredamento domestico. Allemandi: torino, 2003, p. 180.