The AX table perfectly expresses the pursuit of essentialness: pure silhouettes and a geometric language are its distinguishing features, making it a simple and light-weight object, yet at the same time characterised by a solid shape. The name derives from the shape of the base, which is formed by two criss-crossed components an X.
Designed by Gino Carollo
Gino Carollo was born in Vicenza in 1965. In 1990 he began his work in the industrial design sector, collaborating also as an art director with prestigious Italian and International companies in the area of furniture.
Commissioned by Assarredo, he planned the exhibition andimagery for the Italian Pavilion at the International Furniture Fair in Cologne in 1992 and 1993, as well as the Italian Pavilion at the Interieur Fair in Vienna in 1992.
He took part to the Dirattan Exposition in Milan in 1993 and also the exposition "Progetti e Territori" at the Fair "Abitare il Tempo" in Verona in 1994. In the same years he won the Du Pont Prize in Cologne, the Young Design Prize in Milan and the Casaidea Prize in Rome. Some of his products have been exhibited at the MoMA in New York. In 2012 he received the Interior Innovation Award in Cologne for the product "Bookless" of Interlübke.
In 1999 he opened the STUDIO28 GINO CAROLLO in order to create a team offering qualified support to companies in the industry. Industrial design projects have expanded greatly in recent years, through developing the architectural design of exhibition spaces, showrooms and corporate identities. In 2014 a new office was opened in Shanghai, GINO CAROLLO AND PARTNERS, with the objective of developing design projects both for the contract and interiors sectors.
To achieve the natural border, planks of solid wood are used, obtained from the exterior of the log, which are applied onto a hard wood top. The subsequent folding veneering guarantees a uniform horizontal surface of the top as well as the vertical surface, i.e the thickness
Seats 8 to 10
Other tops and finishes available by Special Order through our Stores
Design by Gino Carollo
Made in Italy
Care and Cleaning: Clean wood with a soft, damp cloth. Do not use alcohol or stain removers. Liquid cleaners can be used but they must be rinsed off and the surface must be dried carefully with a cloth. Never use harsh chemicals. Wood is a natural material and thus different batches can present different tones. In time, the color of the wood changes. To slow dow this process, the material should be kept of of direct sunlight.
Pure silhouettes and a geometric language are this table's distinguishing features.