The Samson console table conforms to the fundamental rules of the repetition of geometrical shapes, both simple and architectural, so dear to the designer's heart.
Tyr ConsoleNicolas Aubagnac
The Tyr console echoes this Doric temple, typical symbol of late fifth century BC architecture with its fourteen side columns. Yet this unfinished temple presents us with an aesthetic surprise - its columns were never fluted.
The sanded and varnished natural oak top and base are reminiscent of the local limestone used for temple construction, contrasting with the blackened and varnished oak columns.
A tribute to the sheer majesty of this architectural style, representing the simplest and most ancient of Greek art.
A major opera fan, Nicolas Aubagnac designed the Atys console table to evoke musical staves with its marquetry inlay strip.
The shape of the Rhodes occasional table, quite round and smooth, reveals perfect proportions inspired by classical architecture.
The Orion cabinet is reminiscent of Renaissance cabinets that were at the time entirely carved in ebony, a symbol of power and wealth.
The shape of the Rhodes table reveals perfect proportions inspired by classical architecture.