The News 08 Side table / Stool was designed by Paola Navone for the brand Gervasoni.
The manufacturer Gervasoni was founded in Italy in 1882. Their commitment to beauty and masterful workmanship, coupled with a passion for the use of natural materials, remains true today. Recently, the company has achieved international accreditation for its environmental sustainability commitment. Paola Navone, the company's artistic director, is one of a number of designers used by the company to infuse their values in classic lifestyle pieces.
TheNews 08 Side table / Stool is crafted from compressed newspaper, with the top/seat made from black-lacquered MDF. This is true to the designer's radical and unconventional approach to the everyday. The News 08 Side table / Stool is lacquered red round the newspaper sides, and is 42cm high and 32cm in diameter. The striking red brings a highly decorative, yet functional and stylish, touch to any room. Its versatility makes it a welcome addition to a personal or a professional space. The News 108 Side Table / Stool is part of the manufacturer's Log+News range of ottomans/stools, with the "log" pieces being made of solid beech wood.