Copernicus Coffee Table – a rotating coffee table, made of alabaster – the invention of Spanish designer Camus Paco. The concept and the name of an unusual piece of furniture dedicated to Nicholas Copernicus, a distinguished scholar of the Renaissance, most famous as the author of the heliocentric system of the world, which started the first scientific revolution.
Cover and base of the conceptual table has a circular track on which the small balls, ride, turning the facility into a giant ball bearing. The upper part of the table is a relief element 4 cm thick and weighing 46 kg, while the more massive lower part weighs 3 pounds more.
Eccentric rotation of the top allows you to rotate the table top desk sits in a circle, bringing or removing objects placed on it. According to the author of the invention, this feature makes the table easier to use and interesting in terms of product design.
The stern of the track with balls integrated into the body of the table, this idea is partly put to him the countertop, as a decorative element that turns into a coffee table art object. At a time when the tabletop with it standing motionless objects rotates, the balls have fun making their little trip around the circle. Thanks to a non-trivial concept, elegant appearance and high quality manufacturing, Copernicus Coffee Table seamlessly adapts to any modern or traditional interior. The work of the author’s model can be found on the official site of his design studio: http://www.pacocamus.com/