Artist/Designer: Ramón Úbeda and Otto Canalda
b. 1962, Jaén; 1977, Barcelona
Title: Up in the Air Table
Medium: Resin, lacquer, UV resistant silicone, optical glass, hand sculpted and painted fish (Golden Carp) by artist, Juanjo.
Dimensions: 17.71" h x 15.35" diameter
Introduced at the 2014 Salone del Mobile. Offered in two heights (13.78" & 17.71") and with four options of the type and arrangement of fish sculptures; One Fish "Golden Carp", One Fish "Bubble Eyes", Two Fish "Dragon Eyes", Three Fish "Golden Carp". This example of Three Fish, "Golden Carp" is available for immediate delivery. Other versions available on an order basis, please contact us
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Notes from the Archive: The design brief from Viccarbe, a furniture manufacturer from Valencia, Spain, was to create a series of simple and elegant tables for hospitality and waiting areas. The designers, Ramón Úbeda and Otto Canalda, desired a minimalist solution, but one that could capture your imagination while waiting. Adding fish as the subject of interest, and the design process of how the fish could be produced and incorporated became an amazing story in itself, as demonstrated in this video.
The fish are hand-sculpted and painted by Juanjo, a world champion of spin fishing and sculptor of fish. Each fish is unique, and floats in the lacquered cylinders as if swimming in water and the added hand-painted shadows complete the illusion.
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