I put this on in response to a linkedin discussion about "negative corners". It is one of my earliest tables.
The projecting square rails were to lead the eye into the surrounding space and the negative corners were my response to searching for an alternative to legs! There was a chess board inset into the centre; unfortunately it doesn't show in the photo. The leg arrangement worked well when used as a games table as you could lean on them. Biggest problem was the bruised knees from the projections!!!
Lee Sinclair, 2013