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New Cut Stone Tables Encased in Resin Mimic an Ocean Reef

August 22, 2016

Christopher Jobson

…Furniture designer Alexandre Chapelin (previously) wows us again with this new pair of tables that mimic a cross-section of an underwater reef. The Saint Martin-based artist uses natural stone encased in a translucent blue resin to “bring the ocean into your living room.” You can see more views of the new tables on Instagram. (via Colossal Submissions)…

 

 



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New Marble and Resin Lagoon Coffee Tables by Alexandre Chapelin

March 23, 2016

Kate Sierzputowski

…re formed from resin and marble which is sliced in layers in order to create the appearance of depth within the table’s sea. The resin is then poured overtop, and has a different formula at each level to give the appearance of several shades of blue. Chapelin cannot produce two identical tables, so no work will ever be the same. This is both because of the difficulty of the tables’ form, and Chapelin’s personal belief that each p…

 

 



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Cut Travertine Marble and Resin Merge to Create ‘Lagoon’ Tables

December 29, 2015

Christopher Jobson

Designer Alexandre Chapelin of LA Table designed this intriguing series of three tables he refers to as Lagoon Tables. Each table is formed from a carved travertine base to which he adheres a special resin that forms volumes of water that appear to slice through each piece. The tables are undoubtedly influenced by Chapelin’s immediate surroundings on the small Caribbean island of Saint Martin where his studio is based. You can see more of…