The wood has been planed down to its constituent wood particles and has been recast. As the wood starts a foaming reaction with the glue it expands to twice its size. The material has been optimised to its full potential. The shape of the new table reflects the behaviour of the material during the making process.
Marjan van Aubel (Netherlands, 1985) is a graduate of the Royal College of Art Design Products (MA) and the Rietveld Academy (BA) DesignLAB. She has collaborated with Solaronix, The American Hardwood Export Council and Joris Laarman, and she he has exhibited at the Victoria and Albert Museum, Boijmans van Beuningen Museum and the Design Museum in London.