&Tradition Palette Table JH8
Jaime Hayon Designs Tiered Tables for &tradition
The Danish design brand presents a new table from the Spanish artist-designer at Maison & Objet. More often than not, Jaime Hayon’s work is a woven tapestry of cultural influences, drawing influence from other creative domains such as poetry and architecture. Take, for example, his recent homage to Le Corbusier. Or his new Palette tables for Danish design brand &tradition.
Presented at Maison & Objet, which opened its doors today, Palette is a collection of layered tables that connect various materials and shapes with a thin metal frame. “As a multi-purpose object, why not design a multi-tiered table where different sizes, shapes, colours and materials converge together?
Like one of Alexander Calder’s kinetic sculptures,” said the designer. Indeed, the harmonious melange is reminiscent of the delicately balanced geometry of the American sculptor, adding only the varied textures of ash, brass, marble and steel.
Palette is an elegant, energetic object that comes in three different varieties that can be used as a side table or centerpiece.
Ash, brass, marble and steel
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Spanish artist-designer Jaime Hayon was born in Madrid in 1974. As a teenager, he submerged himself in skateboard culture and graffiti art, the foundation of the detailed, bold-yet-whimsical imagery so imminent in his work today. After studying industrial design in Madrid and Paris he joined Fabrica in 1997, the Benetton-funded design and communication academy, working closely with the legendary image-maker and agitator Oliviero Toscani. In a short time he was promoted from student to head of their Design Department. Eight years later, Jaime broke out on his own, first with his collections of designer toys, ceramics and furniture, later followed by interior design and installations. Jaime Hayon has created the FAVN™ sofa for Fritz Hansen. It is designed with great attention to detail and consist of very few elements. Creating FAVN has been an experimental dialogue. Thinking in a holistic approach, discussing who we are and how we live. Back to the human approach, while being innovative and taking risks. "I wanted to create a form that embraces you, something really organic – that’s why we named it FAVN. At the same time I wanted to explore a technique – I always focus on techniques. It looks really simple, but it’s really complex.