By Al3xa. Coffee Tables. At Wednesday, June 13th 2018, 21:41:07 PM.
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.
Noguchi traveled extensively though Europe and Asia, had an affair with Frida Kahlo, designed sets for famed choreographer Martha Graham, and honed his craft as a landscape architect. In 1942, he voluntarily left New York to inter himself with fellow Japanese Americans, hoping to teach arts and crafts classes to help improve conditions at the camps.
Round (and square) coffee tables are perfect for sectional sofas, making this Mara table an ideal pick if you have that seating setup. Its bright white marble and neutral-colored solid oak legs would perk up your trusty dark gray, brown or black couch (though would also look equally stunning with saturated jewel tones.)