For the past two decades Zargey, an Afghan refugee, has lived in Pakistan’s city of Peshawar.
Zargey began his apprenticeship in stone inlay six years ago, and is now a master artisan for the Lél collection. He is one of the many artisans the Lél collection has supported in their inspiring effort to preserve, reinterpret and evolve the ancient art of pietra dura in Pakistan.
Daniele Barco is an Italian designer and furniture maker. Graduating from ISIA with a degree in Industrial Design in 2015, Daniele is a founder and member of Studio Superfluo, a design collective based in Rome and has been Goldfinger Factory's in-house designer since 2018.
During the last six years he focused on furniture design and bespoke fabrication, developing interest for traditional woodworking and sustainable design.
Before the British drew the border between Afghanistan and Pakistan with the Durand Line in 1896, the region shared many linguistic, social and cultural connections. Despite the border much of this shared heritage remains today. The table top symbolises these enduring connections through the shared geography which straddles either side of the border.
The sleek design of the legs are formed to compliment the delicate lines of the table top.