Who Says A Desk Needs 4 Legs? By Long Tran 06/15/2007 Alexandre Boucher believes you only need one. A tabletop is carefully balanced on one large offset pillar. This minimalistic approach creates a sense of openness above and below the table, as if it were levitating.Designer: Alexandre Boucher Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Related Posts Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Calling all design visionaries! A’ Design Awards & Competition – Call for Entries You know, we at Yanko really live for design award programs. They’re our beehives for amazing design content, and nothing gives us more joy than sharing… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share A Timepiece for Poseidon You’ll find a lot of watches on YD. The reason we see no shortage of watches is because we believe each watch design, like the humans… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Beertable by Michael Kritzer The beertable is all about fun, relaxing, sports, and, of course, the beer. Designed to be a centerpiece for a sports get together, the beertable offers… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Cat-Man-Doo! Geddit! Cat-Man-Doo, Kathmandu? While that may have been one of my proudest moments, let’s talk about cats. Yes, cats. They usually don’t give much of a… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Flippin’ Sweet Chair The FLIP chair is a modern and whimsical design for kids that is made from resistant, cushy foam that’s perfect (and safe) for playtime. The lightweight… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share Open Sesame The elegant Leverus door handle was designed to feature extra length so that you can open the door with ease. So easy that even a nudge… Share Pin Tweet Stumble Share TagsAlexandre-Boucher Previous articleWater Shelter – Sustainable Shelter Solutions by Robert Nightingale Next article3D Tiles Offer More Functionality 17 Comments Bob Zilla says: 06/15/2007 at 3:12 pmCounterweights aren’t anything special. Think forklifts. Even if that column weighed 1000 lbs, the table would tip over the minute some jackass decided to sit on the end of it. DenniZ says: 06/17/2007 at 11:45 amthat one pillar needs to be very very heavy if you ask me… I don’t think it’s designed for sitting on, but you do want it to resist pushing off while standing up, which creates a force of 20kg minimum. But it looks lovely and ou don’t have to carry it around anywhere, so just place it and Enjoy! Link Entire Director says: 06/18/2007 at 7:16 amNot suitable for a heavy stuff to put on it. Maybe it can be coffee table. Link Entire Directory says: 06/18/2007 at 7:16 amNot suitable for a heavy stuff to put on it. Maybe it can be coffee table. Pingback: Miood - słodkie inspiracje » Stół z powyłamywanymi nogami Pingback: Stiletto Stool » Yanko Design dave says: 10/19/2007 at 11:19 amit’s avery nice table I’m sure it’s attached tothe floor Pingback: World Design O! » Who says a desk needs 4 legs? jean says: 02/16/2008 at 4:10 pmyeah, you can always fasten it to the floor. Thai says: 04/24/2008 at 9:27 amGreat design and idea. But again, the base would have to be very heavy. As well, the table top would have to be very stiff, and along with that the added weight of such materials to prevent flex. powers says: 11/24/2008 at 3:00 pmMinimalist. Minimalist approach. Minimalist.I love the design by the way. See also “Surface Table” from Established & Sons. bob says: 03/27/2009 at 8:22 amIf it flared out at the bottom it would be a lot more stable joshua says: 04/25/2009 at 7:11 pmwhere do i get one???The only problem is that the base would have to be very heavy in order to support the weight on the actual table…fix that small problem and i’ll buy one! Brennan says: 06/19/2009 at 8:41 amI have to agree with Mr. Zilla at the top of the comments there, the base weight is almost irrelevant if it has such a small footprint on the floor.You would have to flare it out significantly or bolt the table to the floor securely (both suggested above)I love the style, though, fabulous. Pingback: Lambos for Your Legs | Genpie Pingback: » Stiletto Stool Olivia says: 05/01/2015 at 2:23 pmFanntastic blog! Do you have anny recommendations for aspiring writers? I’m planning to start my own website soon buut I’m a little lost on everything. Would you advise starting with a free platform like WordPress or go for a paid option? There are so many options out there that I’m totally confused ..Any ideas? Kudos!Comments are closed.