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  "The problem with some designers is that they play with the appearance of things rather than getting at the essence." - Massimo Vignelli 
 The Kono table has a glass top resting on a slab of granite on one side, and the tip of a metal cone on the other. The cone comes in variety of finishes from rusted steel to gold leafed steel. This design exploits the relationship between abstract geometrical figures and materials finishes.  design: Vignelli,  p. 250. 
 Sketch of  Casigliani   Kono table , circa 1984 pencil on paper 8 1/4” x 11 3/4” Box 270, Massimo and Lella Vignelli Papers  Vignelli Center for Design Studies  Rochester, New York

vignellicenter:

"The problem with some designers is that they play with the appearance of things rather than getting at the essence." - Massimo Vignelli

The Kono table has a glass top resting on a slab of granite on one side, and the tip of a metal cone on the other. The cone comes in variety of finishes from rusted steel to gold leafed steel. This design exploits the relationship between abstract geometrical figures and materials finishes. design: Vignelli, p. 250.

Sketch of Casigliani Kono table, circa 1984
pencil on paper
8 1/4” x 11 3/4”
Box 270, Massimo and Lella Vignelli Papers
Vignelli Center for Design Studies
Rochester, New York

Jane Dorn