Pair of Boomerang Nesting Tables by Willy Van Der Meeren for Tubax

Pair of Boomerang Nesting Tables by Willy Van Der Meeren for Tubax

This pair of red boomerang tables was designed by Willy Van Der Meeren for Tubax in 1953.
The tables are repainted, we’ve bought them overpainted in brown and the original paint was unfortunately lost. We’ve let them repaint in the original red color. It is a medium and a large table.

‘I was wondering whether I couldn’t make a small plaything that would bring a little colour into the house, would be cheap and could serve as an occasional table; it wouldn’t need to hold anything more than a book, a packet of cigarettes or a cup of tea. No should it take up much space, and in fact it should be part of the armchair. By bending it around the leg of the armchair, it naturally assumed its boomerang shape. My aim was also to make a cheap and useful present that would suit every interior.’   Willy Van Der Meeren, 1953

Willy van der Meeren (1923 – 2002) was a Belgian architect and furniture designer, he played a prominent role in the Belgian furniture design of the 1950s.
From 1951 to 1958 he designed for Tubax a whole catalogue of furniture for “the contemporary home”.
Bibliography: De Kooning, M., Willy Van Der Meeren. Furniture Design, 2007, p.64.

The price is for the pair.

Dimensions (cm):
53(l) x 47(w) x 38(h)
Period:
1950s
Origin:
Belgium

Item is available

Specifications

Manufacturer
Tubax
Materials
WoodMetal
Dimensions (cm)
53(l) x 47(w) x 38(h)
Period
1950s
Origin
Belgium
Condition
RestoredCleanedVery good
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