Martin Eisler for Forma Coffee Tray Table circa 1960
Martin Eisler for Forma, 1452 trolley table, stained beech, brassed metal, formica, circa 1960.
This small elegant coffee table and bar trolley is designed by Martin Eisler for Forma. All the separate elements of this table can be adjusted. The solid wooden coated bottom can be used with either the black side or the white side facing upwards. The top of the trolley is executed with two separate elements that rise slightly upwards towards the edge making the top fall perfectly into edge of the frame. The wheels are made of brassed metal. Along with many of the most important Brazilian designers, Martin Eisler (1913-1977) was educated in Europe. He studied architecture in Austria after which he moved to Buenos Aires in 1938. In the same year, he founded an architecture firm and organized an exhibition of his furniture. Together with Carlo Hauner they founded the production company Forma.
- "Rivista dell'Arredamento", n. 66, June 1960, pp. 44-45; "Rivista dell'Arredamento", n. 76, April 1961, advertising.