SOME/DESIGN : KUNDAG TABLE AT S/T CONCEPT S/TORE
In collaboration with SOME/THINGS, Douman Pour, the designer behind POURNOIR has created this limited, extravagant table made out of oiled nero marquina marble, and raised even further with the black steel iron plates to keep the massive plate above the ground level.
The name and inspiration of the table comes from “Dive-Kundag” which can be translated into “Persian Monster” and in Persian literature “Dive” is introduced as a mythical creature with a body like a mankind, but giant, with two horns and a tail, ugly and frightening.
Based on common narrations they were homely deceived creatures that enjoyed eating the flesh of mankind. They were powerful, cruel and stonehearted. They were skilled in conjuring and their clothes were made of pelt. The Dives was very powerful and they were able to perform extraordinary tasks.
At first glance the Kundag table seems very light and with a unique sharpness, but when getting closer to this incredible peace you feel the heaviness, roughness and darkness which also lays deep within the giant Dive's frightening souls.