Liquid Glacial Dining Table By Zaha Hadid
One of the design museum s 2013 designs of the year the liquid glacial dining table is suspended between fluid movement and stasis as if formed in the depths of space. Zaha hadid presents prototype liquid glacial table david gill st james s october 2013.
It looks stunning in any surrounding with its frozen water replica in motion.
Liquid glacial dining table by zaha hadid. The geometry of the items appears transformed from motionless to fluid by the subtle waves rippling below the surface. David gill is delighted to present the next evolution of zaha hadid s series of liquid glacial tables. The liquid glacial design embeds surface complexity and refraction within a powerful fluid dynamic.
Her recent creation a translucent ice table is certainly a work of art. Zha s nominated project will be included in the designs of the year exhibition at the design museum london from 20 march 2013. The liquid glacial table has been nominated for the 2013 designs of the year awards the awards span seven categories and showcase the most innovative and imaginative designs from around the world over the past year.
Zaha hadid s transparent liquid glacial table is a fluid furniture fixture resembling two interlocking puddles of clear water poured through three spouts frozen in time and turned upside down. Liquid glacial is a collection of pieces encompassing tables chair stools and a centrepiece resembling ice formations. Available for sale from david gill gallery zaha hadid dining table liquid glacial colour 2012 acrylic 29 1 2 196 55 in.
Category winners and the overall winner. Zaha hadid is famous for her guangzhou opera house is now introducing forms of ice transforming into liquid. The design embeds formal complexity and refraction within a powerful fluid dynamic without compromising functionality and ergonomic requirements.
The latest version entitled protoytype liquid glacial table was unveiled at david gill galleries st james s on october 15 2013. Gentle waves and ripples pulse beneath the flat surface of the table top while the legs pour from the horizontal in a dramatic frozen vortex like water. This model was recently displayed at the david gill showroom in london mayfair.
The elementary geometry of the flat table top appears transformed from static to fluid by the subtle waves and ripples evident below the surface while the table s legs seem to pour from the horizontal in an intense vortex of water frozen in time.