By Al3xa. Coffee Tables. At Wednesday, April 18th 2018, 10:59:35 AM.
The decision quickly paid off. Just a few years later, he received a Guggenheim fellowship, despite being three years below the minimum age requirement.
The furious Noguchi sought a short-term furlough, packed up his car, and drove across the country. Once he left the internment camp, he never returned. Instead, he perfected his table design and began producing it for Herman Miller in 1947, getting revenge on Robsjohn-Gibbings, whose own table was made irrelevant by Noguchi’s improved design. Noguchi named the table after himself, lest anyone forget who’d designed it.
White marble can be difficult to keep pristine. Enter black marble, paired here with modified brass hairpin legs in a table that would absolutely be the centerpiece to any room in which it resides.