Arco Balance table designed by Arnold Merckx for Arco became a classic of dutch design in the last decades. Its consists of a very heavy stone foot and a light weight top. The round table is easely extendable into an oval for six people. Arnold Merckx grew up in a family of carpenters and learned his trade skills at a very young age. After his graduation from the Academy of visual arts and technical science in Rotterdam, he wanted to gain more experience and completed his practical training with Kho Liang Ie in Amsterdam; and André Motte and Pierre Paulin in Paris.