PAPERCLIP™ TABLES by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for Knoll
Designed by Massimo and Lella Vignelli for manufacturer Knoll, PAPERCLIP™ TABLES is a funny variation of café table on one of the world’s largest design, form a clever base of metal rods with round and square tops.
PAPERCLIP™ TABLES was designed to complement the Vignelli handkerchief chair, rounding out a collection that evokes simple elegance and functionality. It is ideal for residential and business applications. The PAPERCLIP™ TABLES can be used inside or indoors or outdoors (powder coated black base provide protection for the elements).
The table’s molded polyurethane edge enables it to sustain heavy use while appearing visually light and fluid. Various materials and finishes are available, from glass to neutral laminates.
About The Designer
Massimo Vignelli and his wife, Lella, have collaborated on myriad projects incorporating their industrial, furniture and graphic design talents. Their New York firm, Vignelli Associates, applies a Modernist aesthetic to every assignment, polishing each artifact to a glossy finish that reflects clarity, beauty and functionality. The corporate identity they created for Knoll in 1972 made them famous worldwide.
Tops come in both round and square shapes, in three sizes — small, medium and large.
Small Square Table is 30″ W x 30″ D x 28 1/8″ H
Medium Square Table is 36″ W x 36″ D x 28 1/8″ H
Large Square Table is 42″ W x 42″ D x 28 1/8″ H
Small Round Table is 36″ W x 28 1/8″ H
Medium Round Table is 42″ W x 28 1/8″ H
Large Round Table is 48″ W x 28 1/8″ H
Tops are either 1″-thick laminate top with molded urethane beveled edge; ½”-thick clear tempered glass with polished pencil edge; or ¾”-thick natural cleft slate with beveled edge.
Molded polyurethane edge makes the top durable but gives it a light and fluid appearance.
Base is 7/16″ diameter cold rolled steel rod with fused polyester, rilsan and chrome-plated finishes.
Glides are plastic.
Laminate, glass and urethane top finishes are available in a variety of colors.
Painted base offers three color options and polished chrome.
Can be used outdoors with outdoor powder coat black base and glass or natural black slate top.
KnollStudio tables are GREENGUARD Indoor Air Quality Certified® for low-emitting products.