Experience
Experience Stone Garden & Stone
Edge Table, two exclusive installations
created for Caesarstone by Japanese
design studio nendo, as part of
Milan Design Week 2013

April 9th – 13th, 2013
10am-7pm

Palazzo Crivelli, 12 via Pontaccio,
Milan, Italy
Brera Design District
Stone Garden
Stone Garden consists of around 300 table-like elements made out of seven different stone-shaped quartz surfaces and nine different stone colours, each supported by a simple metal rod and secured by an overlapping design.
"The installation explores the boundary between 'furniture' and 'non-furniture'. Tables that aren't quite tables from a cluster, creating a new kind of ground surface like a garden floating in the universe , far beyond the scale of individual tables."

Oki Sato, Founder and Chief Designer of Nendo
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Stone Edge Tables
The Stone Edge table collection consists of seven wooden tables, embellished with corner and leg details made from Caesarstone's Classico Collection.
"In designing the Stone-Edge Table collection, I was able to take advantage of the strength of the material. Rather than ostentatiously applying the material to the entire design, we created wooden tables and used Caesarstone to protect the table top corners and feet. The subtle stone elements are incorporated to make the tables stronger while drawing focus to the seamless coexistence with the wood."

Oki Sato, Founder and Chief Designer of Nendo
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Oki Sato & nendo
Oki Sato, who heads the firm Nendo, has been named by Fast Company as one of the brightest talents in a new generation of Japanese minimalist designers. Born in Toronto, Oki graduated with a master’s degree in architecture from Waseda University in Tokyo. Nendo was formed in 2002, after an inspiring graduation trip to the Milan Design Furniture Fair, and has since become one of the most prolific design firms in the world.
In Japanese, “nendo” means free-form clay, a soft, fluid substance that symbolizes the way the company’s founders wanted to work. The goal of Nendo is to reconstitute the everyday by transforming it into something that is easy to understand. Nendo believes there are many small moments of surprise hidden in everyday life, and they want those who encounter their designs to intuitively feel those moments of surprise.

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