Through a meticulous creative process married with a future-forward approach, every So Watt creation encapsulates the true meaning of honest and inspiring products suitable for any environment. Nestled in their inner-city workshop, So Watt believe in ethical, local and super quality Australian goods dedicated to enhancing the way we use and experience our spaces.
Founders Jonathan Biet and Sophie Bain celebrate natural materials and powerful curiosity. Constantly seeking to challenge the ordinary, So Watt are dedicated to breaking the barriers and deliver with innovative furniture. To mark the first offering in commercial furniture from the studio, The Rover Team Table reimagines the quintessential office desk. Thoughtfully designed to inspire both team collaboration and elevate the versatility of space, Rover empowers the work force to achieve their best potential.
Smart and sustainable, the Rover Team Table is more than meets the eye. The expansive surface area is fingerprint proof, scratch resistant and topped with an ultra-matt finish to enhance productivity and teamwork. A rich celebration of Birch Plywood, Rover signifies sophisticated elegance through its consideration to detail, texture and materiality. Using nanotechnology and advanced engineered materials, Rover is a superior choice in creating a vibrant and energetic workplace, idyllic of the Australian way of life. This product boasts a work surface with a chamfered edge for greater comfort, paired with an adjustable levelling feet that can be tweaked for the ideal working position.
Modern simplicity sings throughout the form of Rover. With a sleek and clean silhouette of carefully placed joints, the table’s profile is designed to be assembled with ease. The fully integrated cable system provides a more convenient and dynamic way of powering up. A meticulously crafted cut-out in the centre of the table gives you a chance to plug and play, with a seamless transition back into first position after you’re all charged up. Inventive, human-centric and intuitive furniture pieces are an essential for the contemporary, agile work environment and Rover makes it a priority to achieve this and more.
The Rover Team Table injects the creative, diligent and passionate spirit back into the contemporary workplace. Revitalising the way we combine work and play into an agile and productive environment, Rover defines the evolution of the workday routine. By using sustainable sheet timbers to maximise material economy through computer aided design, this product surprises with its stability and performance in a timeless and engaging aesthetic. Longlisted for the 2019 Dezeen Awards in the Workplace Design category and nominated for the German Design Council in the German Design Award 2020, So Watt are inventors and creators that are continuously breaking barriers and inspiring the Australian furniture industry.
Purpose, utility and design are at the core of every So Watt product. Committed to furniture pieces thoughtfully manufactured to engage and support future generations, the Rover Team Table contributes to the changing nature of design. Through a piece that is changing the pace of how we collaborate, communicate and connect within the workplace, the Rover Team Table is a clear articulation of how good design can enrich a distinct way of living.
Photography by Nic Gossage
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