Shapes of Metal: Tables, Lighting and More

Science and design transform raw materials into refined objects of beauty. 

Grand Quartz

This light fixture is designed and manufactured in Burlingame, CA by David Copello Guild features hand-finished, solid brass construction with real quartz points.

Price upon request, 415-962-7833. 

Pommer Pendant

This pendant light is designed by Matthew Fairbank, and made in Brooklyn, NY, features a brushed brass shade, satin brass accents and black ebonized walnut top.

$3,300 at (Chicago), 312-644-4400.

Opal Bud Vase 

By Stephen Sera, this vase is machined from a block of aluminum alloy.

$550 (Flower not included) at, 415-431-1465. 

Column Table II

This table by Tom Corbin for Corbin Bronze is made in the USA and features a light golden brown patina.

$4,970 (Chicago) 800-446-1313 

Linha Dining Table

By Studio MK27 for Minotti, this dining table features a marble top on a frame with matte black, lacquered-finish aluminum sides and bronzed satin copper finish.

Price upon request at, 415-565-7200.

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SPACES Gallery editor Lisa BoquirenLisa Boquiren is a Marin-based design and architecture writer who also consults on brand strategy for creative businesses. She has served on committees for the American Institute of Architects and has overseen rebranding initiatives at EHDD Architects and the San Francisco Design Center.