Modern Images: Platner Tables

Warren Platner was an American architect who honed his craft under such masters as Eero Saarinen, Raymond Loewy and I.M. Pei. By 1962, he was deep into implementing it to an inferior scale, utilizing his familiarity with construction and trying out wire in furniture layout. He wished to to create the gracefulness of furniture that was conventional to more contemporary shapes. The effect is really a breathtaking assortment of seats and tables which have lasted for nearly 50 years.

Blount Architectural and Interior Layout

Here is the dining table edition of the table. While the glass best stays unobtrusive the foundation catches our curiosity.

Addititionally there is a Platner Sofa Set that contains these seats that are stunning. They operate nicely with Platner’s mentor’s Saarinan Tulip Dining Table in this resort reception that is empyreal.

Beth Dotolo, ASID, RID, NCIDQ

Here is the Platner side table. It functions fairly nicely with more traditional furnishings despite the fact that it’s an extremely modern appearance. Do not be scared to experiment with combining styles.


The wirework of the Platner dining table is interesting to pair together with the wirework of Bertoia seats.

Ehrlich Yanai Rhee Chaney Architects

A coffeetable variation is also come in by the Platner. It could take up to 1,000 each piece of furniture in the group.


Matching the spherical side table with a seat that will turn a complete circle is recommended.

Peter Tow

Consider matching a table it is possible to see through with seats that hover bases or over alloy stands. These pieces appear to float above this carpet that is thick.

Elliott Kaufman

The exact same trick has been employed by this designer. The chrome stands on the furniture as well as the semitransparent quality of the Platner side table make this chamber seem bigger.


The Platner is useful in this bedroom next to some wire occasional seat. An easy task to maneuver the Platner would likewise create a nightstand that is good.

Paul Francis Shurtleff Architect

If you an area the trademark shape of a Platner dining table in this picture just See. It is still another excellent example of nicely how this dining table can participate in a number of designs.

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