Jean Prouvé developed several versions of the Compas table around 1950, basing the design on the structural principles for which he is known. Common to all of them are the slender, elegantly splayed legs, which call to mind the hinged arms of a compass - 'le compas' in French. Their design is based on engineering principles that typify the structural approach of the French designer and engineer.
With its compact dimensions, the desk is ideal for the contemporary, largely paperless home office.
The top is a natural, solid oak with an oiled finish.