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Parkway

NO ROCK: Design Chris Heyring

Product Information

Table Base.

The No Rock ‘Parkway’ table base captures an industrial rawness. Angular and architectural, the exposed componentry and minimalist design illustrates the elements – crafted, zinc-plated steel, exposed fasteners and a dichotomous simplicity. Custom colours available.

Parkway bases are available in 22, 27, 30 and 36inch sizes.

For further information please Contact Estilo Commercial.

Downloads

PNG: Parkway Product Specification Sheet

Links

YouTube: No Rock – Self-stabilising table bases
YouTube: No Rock – Chris Heyring – Inventor & Founder – “Hyperbolic Paraboloid-ist”
YouTube: No Rock – About Us – The Wobbly Table Solution

Related Products:

Esplanade Table Base, Avenue Table Base, Trail Table Base, Terrace Table Base

SA Product Register:

Design: Chris Heyring

no rock, table bases, designer, Australian design,

Chris and his wife Anny arrived with their two daughters Tristin and Cerys in Australia in 1975, where Chris and Anny took up lecturing posts in the Dept of Art and Design at Curtin University in Perth. 

After teaching there for five years Chris and Anny started up Tensile Structures Pty. Ltd., designing and building highly innovative exhibition structures, unique corporate tents and special architectural tension roof systems. Many of these multi design award and iconic structures and designs are still used to this day around Australia and overseas.

In 1989 Chris filed the two original main patents for Kinetic Pty Ltd. Anny and Chris together converted the first Kinetic prototype on their verandah at home in Eagle Bay and after gaining some vehicle prototyping contracts with Jeep, Land-Rover and Mercedes they grew the company and employed 15 engineers and technicians. 

The Kinetic suspension technology is now factory fitted as standard equipment in various Toyota 4x4s, Nissan Patrols and the acclaimed McLaren MP4-12c and P1 super sports cars. 

Kinetic was sold to Automotive parts giant “Tenneco Automotive” in 2000 and after consulting to Tenneco for a couple of years Chris moved on and started up another new company Nauti-Craft Pty. Ltd. Many of the original Kinetic team are now working with Chris at Nauti-Craft in Dunsborough. 

Nauti-Craft has built up a new IP port folio of five new international patents families dating back to 2002. 
In 2011 Nauti-Craft entered a competition held by the Carbon Trust and since then has won four successive contracts to develop suspension technology for boats accessing wind farms in the North Sea.

Since 2009 Chris’ involvement in IP and innovations has also extended to filing four more international patents for a unique solution to the problem of wobbly cafe and restaurant tables. Chris runs No-Rock tables Pty Ltd part time with his son Toby.




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