Oku is an interpretation of the Japanese word for oak ‘Ōku’. Oku refers to the essence of the design - oak. Through experiments with the balance between lightness and heaviness, making it paper-thin when seen from one angle and solid from others, the design emphasizes the natural material. The Oku table top is produced in oak veneer with round edges, adding a refined detail to the large surface. The legs of turned oak timber sections are positioned sporadically to create the illusion of a floating tabletop, while also adding sculptural detail to the table.
Solid oak, plywood and oak veneer. NORR11's entire range of wooden furniture is produced with water-based lacquer. Using water-based lacquers instead of standard lacquers reduces the emission of harmful substances significantly, improving indoor and external climates while making for better working conditions in the production phase.