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Nelson Tables

George Nelson, 1960

The Nelson Tables, like all of George Nelson's designs, demonstrate his devoted attention to detail. The chamfered edge of the table emphasises the exposed layers of the birch veneer top. Nelson Tables are available in two different sizes and heights – Table 5451 and Table 5452 – making them suited to a variety of different settings.

Material description
  • Table top: high-pressure laminate surface in white or black. Chamfered edges with exposed birch plywood veneers.
  • Base: tubular steel pedestal and legs in die-cast aluminium, powder-coated in white or basic dark.
  • Glides: adjustable nylon glides.
  • Range of use: recommended for residential use only.
This product was designed by
George Nelson
George Nelson is regarded as one of the most important figures in American design. Active as an architect, a product and exhibition designer and a writer, he was a leading voice in the discourse on design and architecture over several decades. Vitra is the sole authorised manufacturer of specified Nelson products for markets in Europe and the Middle East.
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