Edge Coffee Table
Liquidesign relaunch the product that started it all.
The first product that the son and father duo – Cameron and Martin Fry – worked on together was the EDGE Coffee Table. For his final degree project Cameron hand built the Regency inspired coffee table from the same heavy-duty cardboard that Liqui now make their EDGE range of products from. He wanted to contrast this utilitarian material with a vibrant finish and decided that rather than use an existing print he would ‘commission’ an original design from his father Martin – a graphic artist. The resulting piece lead to Cameron being shortlisted for New Designer of the Year 07.
Now after having made a few, small structural changes Liquidesign are now relaunching the piece that inspired their entire EDGE range as well as being the start of their design partnership.
Liqui was first created by Cameron Fry while he was still studying at university so that he had a name to put on products that he was making for friends and family. Cameron went on to graduate in 2007 having been short listed for New Designer of the Year which lead to him being picked up by a well known London lighting company for freelance work. But his passion for design and a continued desire to create a unique brand soon lead him to set up his own studio workshop. Subsequently Cameron has worked on several projects with his father Martin an artist and graphic designer and with their combined skill sets they are now endeavoring to build Liqui into a multi-faceted design practice.
Liqui are a new design practice based in the UK who design and make innovative statement furniture and lighting. With their multi-disciplined approach they strive to create pieces that are in some way different to the norm - whether it's the materials that are used the combining of traditional with contemporary elements or the incorporation of graphic design into a 3-dimensional context. As far as possible they make things that have a minimum impact on the environment and this is often reflected in their choice of materials such as paper and cardboard. As well as an interesting range of products presently made by small batch production they also create bespoke pieces on commission.