Katavolos Kelley and Littell Minimalistic Coffee Table
Katavolos, Kelley and Littell for Laverne, coffee table, chrome-plated steel, glass, United States, 1960s.
This elegant piece features a thick glass top and seamlessly manufactured X-style chrome-plated base. Carefully designed with stoppers to keep both glass and table in place.
In 1952 William Katavolos, Douglas Kelley and Ross Littell, graduates of The Pratt Institute in New York embarked on a six year collaboration in designing textiles, dinnerware and furniture at Laverne which was established in 1938. One of their most popular designs was the T-chair. The chair is in the permanent collection at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.