Wooden Tablecloth that Doubles as Tabletop Expansion #ArtTuesday

From dezeen.com:

The top of this table by design student Nathalie Dackelid is designed like a caterpillar track so it can be extended bit by bit to the required length…

The ash table is topped with a row of prism-shaped batons, which are held together with rubber cords to form a wooden tablecloth that drapes over the frame and hangs down on two sides…

…”Instead of having drop-leaf construction where the hanging table tops close off one or two sides I wanted to create a use for the hanging parts, which turn out to look like a tablecloth when it’s contracted,” said the designer, who is studying at HDK Steneby in Sweden

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