The Elica Low Table is an amazing design by Isao Hosoe for Tonelli, Italian manufactures furnishing items and designer objects in glass. A patented system of steel bearings is used to spin the base, emphasis the helical movement of the central column.
Isao Hosoe’s visionary delights have contributed to Tonelli passion to experiment on glass furniture for years and the Elica is a fine product of that partnership. The craftsmanship that is behind the spiralling central column is gorgeous and the concept so interesting. In fact it is glass clear assurance that it serves as an accompaniment to the interior and do not beat around with bright decor. [Via]