re|Surface: modular table by Magnetic Grain – upcycleDZINE
There’s a small syllable that really makes a difference. Not only here on upcycleDZINE, but everywhere. It’s ‘re‘. For instance, you have the word use and there’s re-use. The same goes for arrange/re-arrange, style/re-style, decorate/re-decorate. Well, you get the picture. In most cases, if you put re in front of a word it means that you change an existing situation or product and try to make it different or/and better. Too bad that it doesn’t apply to the word upcycling, although it’s about all the words mentioned.

Change the appearance of the tabletop

Why this intro about ‘re’? Well because it’s part of the design featured today. The upcycle design is called re|Surface and is a design by Magnetic Grain, based in Ventura, CA | United States. They had this fantastic question why you can’t change a table surface just like you would change light bulbs or even underwear?

re|Surface: modular table by Magnetic Grain – upcycleDZINE
Introducing re|Surface, a table with a tabletop that consists of modular reversible slats that release with a gentle upward push, then hold with a firm magnetic grip when returned back in any order to the steel frame.

re|Surface: modular table by Magnetic Grain – upcycleDZINE
“The re-arrangeable tabletop of every re|Surface table is composed of 16 magnetically modular slats. These slats are made from an eclectic variety of found and salvaged materials, such as reclaimed hardwoods, old vintage crates, vintage wood puzzles, and much more. Each slat is reversible, with 2 distinctly different sides made re-purposed woods, allowing thousands of possible tabletop combinations. For even further customization, a wide menu of additional re|Surface slats is available to mix & match for any interior.”

re|Surface: modular table by Magnetic Grain – upcycleDZINE
“We create and manufacture home furnishing and decor products, with an invention focus on magnetic modularity and the creative use of reclaimed materials. Each product that we develop is original in both form and function.”

re|Surface: modular table by Magnetic Grain – upcycleDZINE
Photos © Magnetic Grain

The moment I saw this concept I was fascinated by it. Not only by the technique used, but also because you can change the appearance of the tabletop so easily. If you like used wood with all its scratches, marks and old paint, then you’ll like re|Surface.

Design by Magnetic Grain

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