Artists Fill Tables’ Cracks With Sea Shells, Stones And Starfish

Tables made from raw lumber, while beautiful, often have little natural imperfections that need to be filled up or removed. Woodcraft By Design, a creative woodworking studio in Auckland, New Zealand, solves this problem by filling those holes with crystal-clear inlays that let you see the shells, stones, leaves or even bugs embedded within. Inlays like this are often created using clear resin, which dries hard and durable. This material has loads of fascinating applications one tinkerer used it to turn his table into a beautiful glow-in-the-dark work of art!

Newton Console by Boca do Lobo

This strange cluster of glossy, black and gold spheres is an apple inspired table “Newton Console” by Tinto-based design company Boca do Lobo. The table is ideal for living rooms and hotel lobbies with a modern aesthetic. Made from aluminum and covered with a high-gloss varnish, the table reflects light and pretty much anything surrounding it crisply, adding an extra dimension to this baroque-à-la-mode console. “We design for surprise,” says Boca do Lobo’s CEO Amândio Pereira. And that’s true!

“Six Tables on Water” by Gaetano Pesce

Today we want to pay your attention to exhibition of renowned Italian designer Gaetano Pesce at David Gill Gallery in London “Six Tables on Water”. Each piece conjuring the surface, depth and density of six expanses of water – oceans, lagoons, rivers, lakes, ponds and puddles. The limited edition table collection takes an imagined aerial views of each represented landscape, where they reflects on features such as steps leading up from the Venetian lagoon.