Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno Round Conference Table
Osvaldo Borsani for Tecno, conference table T334-C, aluminum and wood, Italy, 1975-1978.
Round conference table with a grey top. The base consists of a three-legged metal frame. The base creates an open character with the dark top and aluminum base. It was at the time that founder and key designer Osvaldo Borsani was put in charge of the company and the day to day running was left in the hands of the architect Marco Fantoni and other designers. This creation of the 'Centro Progetti Tecno' was a decision made to present future designs of the company as a group creation, not as the result of the creative mind of one single designer.
This table is in good condition, with some marks of use noticeable on the tabletop.
Tecno was founded in 1953 by Osvaldo and Fulgenzio Borsani. The core thought on which the company was found on the idea that Dwellings function as the fundament on which the quality of life is built. Although Tecno was led by functionalism, aesthetics have never been unimportant. Technique the tool that led to typological innovation. The office world experience an extreme growth in postwar Italy and it was mainly to this world that Tecno dedicated their innovative design and craftsmanship.