Synapsis table by Jean Marie Massaud for Porro


In 2005, famed french industrial and furniture designer Jean-Marie Massaud was invited to create products for the family owned Italian furniture company Porro (est 1925 Brianza). Synapsis was released at Salone del Milano in 2007 to much acclaim. Porro are known for their unified, essentialist, sleek and spirited designs.”We believe in a certain rigor, this essential character of the product, which is also our approach to the production process” – Maria Porro 2019. Porro export over 75% of their production globally.

Designers Inspiration A slim oval cropped at each end and with bevelled edges appears to rest on two intricate supports.

Fabrication Two detachable supports of chrome plated welded steel rods. MDF board encased in high resistance white laminate.

Hidden Features Top can be easily removed for storage.

Design Consigned Stylist Intricate and delicate web of intersecting chromed steel rod supports hold a sleek white ‘blade’. There is an overall effect of deftness, like an architect’s sketch. We recommend the Achille chair, also by Jean-Marie Massaud. See below.

Design Consigned Collector Authentic original Synapsis table, made in Italy by Porro. This is the most collectible version – the largest size in the design’s signature white.

Authenticity Verified with purchase invoice from Space Furniture.

Design Consigned Insider 2023 RRP AUD$11,900 + delivery.

Our Condition Report Top 3/5 frequent use with some light surface scratches visible in natural light but no detracting marks. Base supports 5/5 look like new. No structural faults.


H73cm W120cm L260cm KG142




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