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Pyramid coffee tables 51
Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Designed to be functional, light and strong, the Pyramid Coffee Table features a round oak tabletop and thin sheet-steel legs that slant outwards, creating a functional and uncluttered expression. Originally created by Wim Rietveld while working at Ahrend in the 1950s, the cutout steel collection has been relaunched by HAY together with Ahrend. The table comes in three different sizes and is suitable for use in a wide variety of restaurant- and café contexts. All models are available in several wood finishes and base colours that can be coordinated with the Result Chair.

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Dimensions Ø45,5 x H54 cm or Ø60 x H44 cm
Materials steel frame, solid oak table top

Ø45,5 cm

Ø60 cm

Examples:

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø60 cm / oiled oak / beige base

Ø60 cm / oiled oak / black base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø60 cm / oiled oak / tomato red base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø45,5 cm / oiled oak / beige base

Ø45,5 cm / oiled oak / black base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø45,5 cm / oiled oak / tomato red base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø60 cm / smoked oak / beige base

Ø60 cm / smoked oak / black base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø60 cm / smoked oak / tomato red base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø45,5 cm / smoked oak / beige base

Ø45,5 cm / smoked oak / black base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Ø45,5 cm / smoked oak / tomato red base

Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959
Pyramid coffee tables 51  Wim Rietveld, 1958 - 1959

Wim Rietveld

Wim Rietveld

Dutch-born Wim Rietveld (1924-1985) was an industrial furniture designer. He studied Industrial Design at The Hague Academy in 1950, before becoming head of design at Gispen in 1953. In 1958, he started working at De Cirkel, a manufacturer of steel furniture that had merged with the Ahrend group in 1939. Here he met Friso Kramer, and together they developed a number of iconic design collaborations, including the Result Chair in 1958. Rietveld also designed the Pyramid Tables and Chairs for Ahrend.

Rietveld was known for his functionalist chairs, tables and storage systems, but he also designed agricultural machinery, boats and trains.

Alongside his design work, Wim Rietveld also lectured at the Royal Academy and the Technical University in Delft.