A perfect balance of art and design, this iconic coffee table was created when sculptor Isamu Noguchi joined a curved, wood base with a freeform glass top. After six decades of creative work, Noguchi considered his eponymous table his only furniture success.
How to Make a Table
As the legend goes, George Nelson asked if he could use a prototype table Noguchi was working on in his studio to illustrate an article Nelson had written called "How to Make a Table. Then in 1948, Nelson convinced Herman Miller to produce it. From the first time it appeared, it became Noguchi's most recognized work.