The Nautilus II is an awesome design

Designed by Marc Fish here is what he has to say:

Nautilus was born in an environment of artist freedom: an experimental piece that has embraced modern computer aided technology and combined it with innovative constructional techniques. The layering of over 4000 individual pieces of walnut and sycamore veneer has created the logarithmic spiral found within the Nautilus shell. The proportions of the Nautilus shell never change, no matter how large their growth: these proportions follow the classical order of the Golden Ratio.  A more perfect form might not be found. This perfection commonly found in nature is often the source of Marc’s inspiration. The table has a texture which replicates the outside of the shell, created by hand carving the fluted growth patterns. Inside a satin sheen has been created which runs smoothly round into the chambered area replicated in Japanese lace paper.

Read more here about the table and see some more gorgeous pictures

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This entry was written by Ray-Lee and published on August 28, 2012 at 11:29 am. It’s filed under Art, Art & Design, Avant-garde, Contemporary Design, Furniture designer, Home Decor and tagged , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. Follow any comments here with the RSS feed for this post.

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