Zhen Tian is a talented young designer based in Rotterdam. We have featured her work as it blends art and design so beautifully. Zhen creates functional furniture and lighting with a highly sculptural aesthetic.
Lotus – origami side table
It all began with the folding of a paper crane at elementary school in China. Tian Zhen now applies origami to many of her designs. Through origami, paper becomes much stronger but still retains its flexibility. This concept inspired the designer to create Lotus.
The side table can be switched from one form to another in a few seconds, In total, Lotus can be transformed into 6 different styles.
Size: D 90 cm, H various. Material: Tyvek and acrylic.
Zhen Tian – Studio Zi website >
- On 14th February 2012