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Zaha Hadid Architects designs marble vases and tables for Citco

by Sammi Yip on Apr 22, 2015 in Products
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The Tau vases were carved from a solid block of marble, giving a delicate apperance like that of flower petals (Photo courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects)

The Tau vases were carved from a solid block of marble, giving a delicate apperance like that of flower petals (Photo courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects)

Zaha Hadid Architects creates marble Tau vases and Quad tables for Italian stone company Citco 

Exhibited at Salone del Mobile this year, Citco’s Tau vases, designed by Zaha Hadid Architects (ZHA), are made from four different types of marble and  available in five sizes and shapes. The design shows the complexity of natural growth systems with carved furrows and ridges, highlighting the contrast between the fluidity of the outlook and hardness of the marble.

The centre of the Quad tables was cut out in a star shape, creating a shadow when light shines through it (Photo courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects)

A star cut-out in the centre of the Quad tables creates a shadow when light shines through it (Photo courtesy of Zaha Hadid Architects)

Also available in five sizes,  Quad tables have rounded corners which resemble fabric that been stretched to the floor. According to ZHA, "its fluid surfaces appear taut and pleated, denying the inherent unmalleability of its structure."

 

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