The Ball Nose coffee table from Brooklyn-based Evan Z. Crane features three, oversized lacquered steel legs topped off with polished, gold-plated steel feet with an oxidized maple top.
This piece was totally inspired by geometry in my surroundings, namely a children’s playground. I suppose watching after a kid on the playground forces you to be hyper aware of your surroundings. Without a doubt, being engaged in play with a child makes you see things differently than normal. The simple geometric shapes of the municipal play equipment have an influence on me because of the focus on functionality rather than conceptual design. Unexpected beauty inspires me above all else Evan Z. Crane