Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table
Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table
Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table
Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table
Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table
Zoom Ben Storms | In Vein Table

Ben Storms | In Vein Table

$25,000.00

One of a kind.

Materials: Marble, mirror, leather, iron
Dimensions: 29" H x 79" W x 39" D




The archetype of the table is a trestle table, a piece of furniture that came into use in the Middle Ages. In that era, there was not a single common house with a static table, nor a dining room. So in the Middle Ages, when people sat down for a meal, the trestle table was placed in the room and after dinner it was set aside again. In a way, the mother of all tables was actually a mobile table and therefore very efficient in maximising the use of space. It is a very simple concept that not only has proven its efficiency until today, but is also showing an interesting revival nowadays.

Apart from being a table, In Vein also doubles as a mirror: the bottom of the table is a reflecting, waterblown sheet of stainless steel. When desired the table can be positioned straight up against the wall to use as a mirror, or rather a reflecting sphere-shaped object. Through archaeological research, they found out that the bottom of the trestle table often featured beautiful paintings or decorative elements . Whenever the table top was put straight up, spectators were shown Biblical stories and possibly had a moment of (self-)reflection. 

The trestles used for In Vein are composed of 2 legs of steel connected by a leather belt. Although the combination of leather, marble and steel is an aesthetic plus, the beautiful belts were chosen for constructive reasons. They prevent the stainless steel from scratching and the leather supports the weight of the marble table top. Furthermore, the flexible belt can adapt to the organic shape of the waterblown mirror. On top of that, the leather works as a hinge to open and close the trestles, so they can easily be hidden behind the mirror if needed.

The “belly” of the table was created with a technique called hydro-forming. A sheet of stainless steel is blown using water pressure to give it an organic and efficient shape. The edges of the table are thin and elegant, whereas the centre of the belly is rather massive. This part provides the table with all the strength that is needed to put a 3mm thin layer of marble on top, without breaking it.

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Leclaireur only accepts returns for in stock furniture and lighting items and small objects. All custom-made items, special orders, opened items or items returned without all original packaging are non-returnable.

Returns are accepted within 7 days of receipt of your order. All returns must be approved in advance by Leclaireur. Items must be returned in original and unused condition with original packaging. Please make sure that items are well packed and insured for the full amount. A restocking fee may apply to any order not received in good condition. Shipping costs are non-refundable, and all costs for return shipment are the responsibility of the customer. Exchanges will incur additional shipping charges. Returns are not accepted after 7 days from receipt of order at your shipping address.

Please e-mail us at losangeles@leclaireur.com and include your order number and a list of the item(s) you are returning.

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Chat with us by clicking the button on the bottom, right corner of this page or visit our Contact Us page.

Return Policy

Leclaireur only accepts returns for in stock furniture and lighting items and small objects. All custom-made items, special orders, opened items or items returned without all original packaging are non-returnable.

Returns are accepted within 7 days of receipt of your order. All returns must be approved in advance by Leclaireur. Items must be returned in original and unused condition with original packaging. Please make sure that items are well packed and insured for the full amount. A restocking fee may apply to any order not received in good condition. Shipping costs are non-refundable, and all costs for return shipment are the responsibility of the customer. Exchanges will incur additional shipping charges. Returns are not accepted after 7 days from receipt of order at your shipping address.

Please e-mail us at losangeles@leclaireur.com and include your order number and a list of the item(s) you are returning.

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Ben Storms | In Vein Table

$25,000.00