Written by Steve
(images via: Retro To Go, Roomgoods and ProductWiki)
Noguchi’s very basic coffee table design has inspired numerous copies - or should we say homages? - over the last 60-odd years. The Moebius, Butterfly and Cross tables are all undeniably interesting but at the same time face a frustrating conundrum: how does one improve a superb minimalist design whose signature feature is its simple magnificence?