Part of the Body Building collection, by Atelier Biagetti, is created one fantastic coffee table, the Manubri. This project conceived by Alberto Biagetti and Laura Baldassari is one heck of an exclusive kind.
The Body Building collection is a playful take on familiar gym shapes: part aesthetic entertainment, part formal exercise. Biagetti and Baldassari’s collaboration is an ongoing dialogue: the pair throws challenges at each other throughout the creative process, resulting in an eclectic mix of colors and materials.
This low table with base in brushed steel and pink crystal top has been available since 2015, being limited to ten pieces in total.
Body Building is a project which teases our perceptions and creates a short-circuit between aesthetics and function, challenging our expectations. It is a fine balancing act which threads its way through the symbols and obsessions of the world today, one of which is the cult of the body.
The emphasizing of dumbbells forms the base of the coffee table. The pink crystal top of the Manubri coffee table rests on a series of hexagonal steel dumbbells.
A modern coffee table which is unique and impressive for almost every environment. It bears a clear resemblance to the iconic sports apparatus conceived for physical exercise, for producing adrenaline and determination.
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Combined and extracted elements taken from gym apparatus and have translated them into an array of contemporary and refined pieces of furniture. at first glance, these objects are recognizable as regular pieces of gym equipment, but this unusual collection presents itself as a series of re-imagined home furnishings.
Alberto Biagetti and Laura Baldassari are the mentors of this contemporary coffee table.
This piece of luxury furniture stands out in any space, but in the living room is surely a perfect addition. The following image is set on the Atelier Biagetti composed with all the items of the exhibition.
Milan design week was also the stage for the presentation of the collection back in 2015.