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Little Friend™ Adjustable-Height Table

Designed by Kasper Salto for Fritz Hansen

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Item Number: 5167
$1,396.00 - $1,549.00 $1,186.60 - $1,316.65

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Inspiration comes from many places, and in the case of designer Kasper Salto's Little Friend™ Table (2005), it was a Disney cartoon character. The "Little Helper" was a humanoid robot with a lightbulb for a head who first appeared in 1956 as an assistant to Gyro Gearloose, and sometimes even as an inventor himself. Rather than a moveable chair used with a stationary table, this is a moveable table to be used with a stationary chair, sofa or bed. The Little Friend is adjustable, from a lap height of 20 inches up to 29 inches, with the push of a button that operates an air-gas mechanism. Smartly designed with a single pedestal base, the table can be pulled as close as necessary, especially when the user sits with one leg on either side of the base. Plus, the axis is placed off center to maximize the amount of tabletop that's closest to the user's body. Weighing 19 pounds, this lightweight design with a handle is truly portable, from room to room, from office to home; wherever space is needed for working on a laptop, writing or any other task. Salto is a trained cabinet maker and prefers working with full-scale 3D prototypes, rather than drawings, as he creates and perfects his designs. Original design and licensed manufacture by Republic of Fritz Hansen. Made in Poland.

  • Little Friend™ Adjustable-Height Table

Designer

Kasper Salto

DENMARK (1967)

Growing up in Copenhagen, exposed to Danish masters, Kasper Salto realized “little Denmark had something special in this field of design, especially furniture.” At home, creative influence came from Salto’s mother, an artist, and his father, an architect. In the background was grandfather Axel Salto, a Danish ceramist recognized in the mid-20th century for his use of earthy colors and organic ...

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Dimensions

H 20"–29" W 18" D 18"

Materials

Full-colored compact laminate tabletop available in white, black or wood veneer; telescoping column with satin matte steel inner tube and mirror-chromed steel or lacquered outer tube; polished silver chrome over brass adjustment button; pressure-molded polished aluminum or lacquered base.

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