True to the company's new brand vision, Harter works with young, forward-thinking designers to realize Harters vision of todays collaborative workplace. Timothy deFiebre conceived the top forms of the settees as one continuous natural line that follows the sitters body contours supporting and moving away as necessary. Designed for offices, homes, hotels, and airport lounges, Harter Forum modular pieces allow any space to become an impromptu work area.
Timothy deFiebre graduated from Denison University with a BFA in theater and cinema. However, after college, he became interested in furniture design. He then studied technical design and production at the Yale School of Drama and attended the Parsons School of Design in New York. He began his career with Brickel Associates. Soon after, he became a design assistant and model maker for Ward Bennett, subsequently becoming the director of design for the furniture division. He later joined the ICF Group in New York, then worked with Geiger Brickel in Atlanta creating a number of new table and seating designs. In 2004 he curated and updated The Ward Bennett Business Classics Collection for Geiger. His numerous awards include an ID Annual Design Review honorable mention for tables, two IBD Gold Awards for seating, three Roscoe finalist awards for seating, and silver and gold Best of NeoCon awards. His work is also part of the permanent collections of the Cooper Hewitt National Design Museum and the Chicago Athenaeum. In 1998, he founded Timothy deFiebre designs in New York City.
Width 20 3⁄8”, Depth 20", Height 16 1⁄4”
Width 24 3⁄8”, Depth 24”, Height 16 1⁄4”
Width 48 3⁄8”, Depth 20”, Height 16 1⁄4”
Width 48 3⁄8”, Depth 24”, Height 16 1⁄4”
Width 36 3⁄8”, Depth 36”, Height 16 1⁄4”
Width 48 3⁄8”, Depth 48”, Height 16 1⁄4”
Surfaces: Veneer, Lumber
Edge: 1" thick tabletops are sequence matched, rift cut European beech with a 1/8" thick wood edge; specify color from wood palette
Veneer, ApplePly Edge: 1" thick tabletops are sequence matched, rift cut European beech on ApplePly with edges left exposed; specify color from wood palette; ply edge is always clear
Laminate, ApplePly Edge: 1" thick tabletops are high-pressure laminate applied to an ApplePly core; edges of plywood are left visible and finished in clear lacquer; specify laminate color
Laminate, Self Edge: 1" thick tabletops are high-pressure laminate on top surface and edges; specify laminate color
Linoleum, Aluminum Edge: 1" thick tabletops have real linoleum top surface with brushed metallic edging
Glass Top: 9/16" thick glass tops are made using Vancevaô film inner layer to provide color and safety film inner layer; edges are polished; specify clear, frosted, or color