Paraffin table

2nd November 2011

One of my favourite projects from Design Academy Eindhoven was Tom Gottelier's Paraffin Table. Looking like a normal table top it is actually made from wax. Encouraging users to place hot objects onto the surface the damage is seen as part of the design and beautiful as well as a temporal memory of what has been going on around or on the table. Once the table has been damaged enough you simply plug the table into the mains and the surface melts and repairs itself.

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