In her design, Lieselot Vander Elst was inspired by the basic human need for connection and it’s growing shortage in today’s society. This resulted in a table that doesn’t sit between, but rather embraces people and brings them closer to one another, literaly and innerly.
‘A society that relies on individuality and competition, has an increased number of people who suffer from social anxiety and depression’ (cfr. Prof. Paul Verhaeghe). A crucial basic human need is ignored here: connection. Lieselot Vander Elst puts the co