Dezeen promotion: Furniture company Henge has created a dining table with a handmade “micro-mosaic” wooden top standing on bronze sand-casted legs.Henge’s Oxymoron Table has a handmade wooden top made from walnut woodDesigned by Henge art director Massimo Castagna, the Oxymoron Table has a surface made using an exclusive process that the brand calls Forest Fusion.
Layers of walnut wood are cut and layered by hand in the fusion process to create a marbled affect that the brand call a “micro-mosaic”. The large top is then completed with a high-gloss finish.The table’s top has been created using a technique called Forest FusionThe organic-shaped dining table is supported on four bronze sandcasted legs that are directly integrated into the wooden surface.
Like all of Henge’s designs, the Oxymoron Table was created to feel at home in a wide variety of stylistically different houses and create an “informal, eclectic and international atmosphere”.Layers of walnut were cut and layered in the fusion process to create the table top”What lives with us is much more than a piece of furniture, it is a travelling companion…” says architect Massimo Castagna, who is art director and designer for Henge.Made in Italy, the Oxymoron Table is an example of Henge’s collections that are created using rigorous and traditional craftsmanship techniques.
The Oxymoron Table forms part of Henge’s latest collectionEstablished in 2007 Henge, takes its name from the stones of Stonehenge, and the enigmatic yet expressive forms inspires its designs.With its often customisable and modular products, Henge aims to develop products that are not constrained by the limitations created by industrial production techniques.More information about Henge can be found on the company’s website.