Osvaldo Borsani Round Table in Rosewood for Tecno
Osvaldo Borsani and Eugenio Gerli for Tecno, T-69 dining table, rosewood and metal, Italy, 1965.
Round dining table with rosewood top and copper colored, metal base. Characteristic on this table is the base. Consisting of four C-shaped legs. These semicircles form together an interesting cross that has a biomorphic entity. Contrasting with a shimmering brushed metal outside and black enamelled inside. The round top nicely shows the grain of the teak and has a beautiful brown-red color.
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 post-war Italy and it was mainly to this world that Tecno dedicated their innovative design and craftsmanship.