“Yeah, I can make tables float.”
Aside from magicians, not many people can make claims like this and deliver.
Jessica Banks can.
She’s a furniture designer … who studied robotics at MIT. She makes coffee tables … that float on a cushion of magnetic force. She regards the Terminator as a marvel of engineering, first and foremost.
And she knows that in order to create the sort of holy-sh*t-where-did-you-get-that pieces that her company Rock Paper Robot is known for, you’ve got to eliminate the word “shortcut” from your vocabulary.
Which is why we sat down with her for the first installment of Worth the Wait, a new video series exploring the Art of Beautiful Inefficiency in partnership with our friends at Tequila Avión.
THE FLOAT TABLE