Franco Albini 'TL2' Table in Walnut
Franco Albini for Poggi, dining table model TL2, walnut and metal, Italy, 1951
The TL2 table by Franco Albini features a simplistic and sleek design. Executed in darkened walnut wood that features a rectangular tabletop with beveled edges. The frame consists of crossed legs connected by an H-shaped stretcher and metal suspension rods. This center table works wonderful in the living room or the office.
Born in 1905, Franco Albini was an Italian Neo-Rationalist architect, designer, and university instructor in design. He was noted for merging together modern furniture design with traditional Italian artisanship.
Gramigna, Giuliana. Repertorio del Design Italiano 1950-2000 per L'Arredamento Domestico. Allemandi: Torino, 2003, p. 123.