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MESA by Riva 1920

design: Motomi Kawakami
W.2600 D.1000 H.740 T.50
Riva 1920 is a furniture brand specialized in solid wood furnishings, founded in 1920 in Cantu,a town with a long history in woodworking industry.The brand provides one of the highest quality products in Italy with selected materials, technology and environmental cosideration.

This dining table is the result of a three-way collaboration, commissioned by Arflex Japan, designed by Motomi Kawakami, and crafted by Riva. A dignified beauty is created by the elegant impact of solid wood and by sturdy legs that resemble a work of architecture.
Motomi Kawakami

A native of Hyogo, Japan, Motomi Kawakami earned a Bachelor degree from the Crafts Department in the Fine Arts Division of Tokyo National University of Fine Arts and Music (now Tokyo University of the Arts), and then a Master’s degree from the university’s Graduate School of Fine Arts. He worked at Angello Mangiarotti’s architectural office in Milan from 1966 to 1969. After returning to Japan, he established Kawakami Design Room in 1971. His design work covers diverse genres such as products, interiors, and environments. He also serves as a visiting professor at Tama Art University, and previously at Tokyo University of the Arts.

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MESA by Riva 1920
brand:Riva 1920 /design: Motomi Kawakami
    Top: Solid wood (oak or walnut)
    Shape: Choose from natural side (flat edges) or round side (edges tapered at bottom)
    Legs: Steel (choose from five coatings: powder-coated Irondust, Aged Copper, Aged Bronze, Stainless Steel, or Titanium)