Two years after receiving the Pritzker Prize -- "the Nobel of architecture" -- Frank Gehry released the Gehry Collection for Knoll, causing a frenzy among collectors and designers.
Face Off cafe table has a top in 1/2" thick tempered clear glass with polished edge or 5/8" thick textured white laminate top with clear solid edgeband. Four bolts attach table top to base. Base is constructed of hard white maple veneers in 2" wide, 1/24" thick strips. Laminated to 8-ply thickness with high-bonding urea glue. All wood grains run in the same direction for resilience. State-of-the-art thermoset assembly glue provides structural rigidity without the need for metal connectors. Solid maple center column prevents racking. Arced base design allows ample leg room.