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Table ("NEST" in French)

The Project Scope

“How can designers today revisit in a contemporary way traditional savoir faire and materials”

WantedDesign Workshops & Conversations with Designers, Thinkers & Fabricators
The Intersection of Materials, Fabrication & Design
Presented during New York Design Week 2011

Date 13-16th May, 2011
Panel Discussion: 5-6pm
Cocktails: 6-8pm
Location La Venue, Terminal Building
11th Avenue & 28th Street
New York City

During the 3 days , a few of the finest craftsmen working with metal, wood, and gilding will collaborate on site, with designers to create a one of a kind piece, to be revealed on Monday night at the end of the event. Coordination by Julien Legeard (Excellence Group), with the participation of LMC (Les Metalliers Champenois), Gohard Gilding, Ateliers JeanJoseph, Santo and Jean Ya, and designers Marc Thorpe and Brooks Atwood.

18″L x 45″W x 18″H
laser cut steel, hand forged metal, silver leafed custom finish
collaboration with Marc Thorpe Design, Les Metalliers Champenois & Francois Azambourg
designed in USA


The Project Data

Type furniture
Status completed
Date 2011
Project Leaders Brooks Atwood, Marc Thorpe
Project Team Sara Jane Rin, Avrami Rakovsky


News, Press & Info

The Editor At Large
The Architects Newspaper

Workshops – an interview with Brooks Atwood and Marc Thorpe

Project Details