Ta_volo by Franz Siccardi for Salvatori

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Ta_volo presents a conversation between heavy and light as embodied by marble and iron, respectively. Milanese architect Franz Siccardi facilitates this discourse by elevating the iron plate, which “flys” above the marble, through its thin construction and the bright pop of color. To create this visual illusion of intersection, a cut in the marble is made where the metal touches stone. Naturally, the balance between classical and modern also arises simply by virtue of the chose material complexities of the table.

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Kimberly

Kimberly is a graduate from MIT's Department of Architecture, and has recently joined the publication team at MIT OpenCourseWare. While architecture remains her first love, her interests encompass literature – epic poetry and Medieval romances are her favorite – and also fashion.

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