Design: Dimitri Riffel
The mobile flip top table ‘FX table’ combines user-friendly functionality with elegant aesthetics. With its easy assembly and disassembly, the table, which can be folded upwards, allows for flexible use of space with little time, manpower and labor. The self-explanatory folding mechanism and the smooth-running castors, two of which with locking brake, guarantee safety, ease of use and optimum transport. An optional screen made of insensitive felt is easy to hang, joins the folding movement of the table and improves the room acoustics. A casual cable management is integrated within the screen, the power box secures power supply. For its outstanding design quality, the 'FX table' by designer Dimitri Riffel won an award in the Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019.
Dimitri Riffel (born in 1982) completed his education with a summa cum laude bachelor degree from the Faculty of Industrial Design at Magdeburg-Stendal University that was preceded by an apprenticeship as a carpenter, which he passed with honors in four different fields of examination. After that he obtained his final degree as a Master of Fine Arts in the field of product design with a focus on sustainable product culture. While still attending university, Dimitri Riffel gathered professional experience working as an interior designer for a yacht design studio. He also worked as a freelance designer within the areas of sinterior design, product design as well as visual communication. Dimitri Riffel received the “Red Dot: Best of the Best 2017” design award for his minimalist interpretation of aluminum coat hooks, called “Más”, the highest category of a design competition that is only awarded to the best products in each category. Furthermore, the flip top table "FX table" by Dimitri Riffel won an award in the "Red Dot Award: Product Design 2019" for its outstanding design quality.