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Orbital Table: High Tech Sexy

 

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I’m not sure how to make this post feel like anything other than an ad for Calligaris‘s new Orbital table but I’m so taken with the demo video that I can’t resist posting it. With a gentle nudge the pivoting mechanism — designed by Pininfarina, the renowned design and engineering company behind Ferrai, Maserati and Alfa Romeo — expands or contracts the sleek glass, steel and polyurethane table. The Orbital, which retails in Canada for $7,833, recently won a German Interior Innovation Award. This is one sexy dining table.

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Monday, March 5, 2012 by Chris
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4 Comments For This Post

  1. shescomeundone Says:

    Fascinating mechanism and the pedestal super sexy but IMHO too good looking to blend with an industrial scheme and a tad too trendy looking to be considered transitional so I’m gonna save my 7-8 K for a Maserati ;)
    Thanks for bringing the goods to light Chris.

  2. Sue Says:

    There is a similar “cofee table” Roche Bobois. Cheers Sue

  3. Julie Says:

    I love furniture like this as it is very functional for both the condo dweller and suburbanite. As you can’t buy a Maserati for $7k this might be in the running. Do you know any retailers that are planning to carry it?

  4. Chris Says:

    Hi Julie,
    Here’s a link to the Calligaris retail locator. The link in the post is specifically for the Toronto store.

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