plural noun: elytra
each of the two wing cases of a beetle.
A coffee table, inspired from the movement of the wings (elytra) of the beetle. Whenever the need for extra space arises, one wing of the table can be opened which simultaneously opens the other wing. ‘Elytra’ is designed in a way that allows the user easy access to the table top because of its non-static nature. A biomimetic, dynamic furniture piece that is an interactive table that intrigues the user and is a perfect conversation starter over a cup of coffee!
Concept Development - Form Explorations
Work in Progress
CNC cut wooden table top parts.
Appreciation : Awarded the EDIDA Award 2019 - Student of the Year category
Featured in Elle Decor India Dec-Jan2020
Appreciation : Articles regarding the furniture display at NID in various newspapers