Aznom’s Black Widow table consists only of aluminium, glass and carbon fibre. We know what you’re thinking, this table shares a striking resemblance to a headless transformer, rest assured, it’s not. Similarly, though, this table was constructed with speed and mobility in mind. For those that don’t know of Aznom, they are a luxury design, manufacturing, and marketing firm.
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The construction of the Black Widow table began with a single piece of aluminium which Aznom engineers used for the legs. Carbon fibre covers the lower halves of each leg, enhancing the table’s luxurious style. Also adding that carbon fibre, competitive car look.
The Black Widow doesn’t exactly remind me of Cal Yalmon’s Carbon Fiber Hexa Desk, but comparing the two was pretty fun. For someone unfamiliar with carbon fibres muscles, they could easily look at either of the structures and become curious how a piece of such thick glass can be held up by such a small amount of material. But for anyone reading this, we know better.
Each leg is supported by a central structural carbon beam and connects to the “spine” of the Black Widow for ultimate sturdiness. Layering sheets of carbon together until 8mm of thickness is reached generates the “spine”, also known as the central carbon tube. Many sailboats are constructed this way to ensure maximum resistance to weight.
The product is bespoke on request and the delivery time is estimated after the order.
Aluminium and carbon are mixed together to create a complex architecture, a modern chassis that evokes racing cars and which is visible looking through the tabletop, thanks to the glass surface that exalts the architecture of the table. Black Widow came from working a block of Ergal, which was over 200kg. The central carbon tube can be defined as the “backbone” of Black Widow. This component, obtained from diverse stratified sheets of carbon until a width of 8mm is reached with the same technology utilized to construct Yacht masts to give an elevated weight resistance level.
Available from: aznom.it