Photograph of the Metafora #1 table designed by Lella Vignelli and Massimo Vignelli for Casigliani in 1979.

Text from design: Vignelli exhibition label:
Metafora 1 Coffee Table; Casigliani, Italy, 1979.
Four basic shapes of Euclidean geometry, in four different marbles. Again, a table is a plane with some support under it. The four pieces are loose; you can place them at your whim. Collection: Die Neue Sammlung, Munich.


  • Title: Casigliani Metafora #1 table [cropped photo]
  • Creator: Vignelli, Lella, Vignelli, Massimo, Vignelli Associates
  • Physical Dimensions: 4" x 5" (10.16 x 12.7 cm)
  • Medium: color transparency
  • Industry: Furnishings
  • Form: photographs
  • Collection: Massimo and Lella Vignelli papers
  • Client Location: Pisa, Italy
  • Client: Casigliani International Design
  • Category: furniture design

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