For the round version of our iconic Mikado dining table, we kept the same eye-catching construction but aimed for a visually lighter design. In an exercise of balance and stability, the legs are thinner and more refined with round edges to fit the table’s new shape.
Alain van Havre is Ethnicrafts in-house designer. The complexity of things has always intrigued him, which led him to study product development at the Design Academy of Eindhoven, The Netherlands. To him, all design embodies the same duality: the aim is to create a timeless product, yet with a hint to the specific moment in which it is made.