Designers keep up the leg work

Methinks those Victorians had the right idea. According to history books, they believed in very long tablecloths. They saw the naked protruding legs of a table as obscene, dangerous in provoking erotic thoughts.

Methinks those Victorians had the right idea.

According to history books, they believed in very long tablecloths. They saw the naked protruding legs of a table as obscene, dangerous in provoking erotic thoughts. What a turn-on those knobbly carvings must have been.

If we adopt this custom in the lead up to the millennium, Enfield’s Primo Furniture and London’s Rick Baker will be prevented from getting their creative leg over.

But we don’t want to put the boot in, they’re good at what they do. Primo’s bar stools are in anticipation of “a demand from designers involved in the current trend of sports bars”, and Baker feels furniture should “take inspiration from the environment” – Shellys shoes perhaps?

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