LOCK bamboo dinner table by J.P.Meulendijks

December 4th, 2012 by retail design blog

“LOCK” is designed out of the qualities, possibilities and characteristics of its highly sustainable material: BAMBOO. The frame is build up from layers of flexible bamboo. The layers are pressed together. The shape is formed by the bamboo’s natural bending curve. The layers of bamboo curve through each other and entwine, locking each other in place. End result is a mix of nature and mathematics, of possible and impossible. A super strong masculine dynamic shape that looks different watched from different viewing points.

“LOCK comes in two versions:
-Bamboo top The top is made out of 40 mm. thick solid bamboo that is cut into a layer-pattern that forms the round edges Bamboo is a strong flexible beautiful and renewable material. Bamboo grows without the help of fertilizers. The bamboo tree is mature enough to be cut after three years. The trees are processed into the most environmentally sustainable wood on Earth.

-glass top The glass-top makes the beauty of the frame extra visible. The top is mounted to the frame. : We use the only glass in the world that has a Cradle to cradle certificate.
The frame is build up from layers of bamboo-veneer. The big round democratic table seats 5 to 6 persons.

Material : Frame: Bamboo thick veneer. -Top: 40 mm. thick Bamboo plywood, or Cradle to cradle certified 12 mm. thick tempered glass top.
Dimensions: diameter: 1400 mm. height: 742 mm. (glass-top) 770 mm.(bamboo-top)

Designed by J.P.Meulendijks for PLANKTON

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One thought on “LOCK bamboo dinner table by J.P.Meulendijks

  1. ​what a stunning piece of architecture! I have never seen such a beautifully crafted table

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