It came about by working with paper, but not like Origami, as it was not folded. I cut along a line parallel to each of the four sides of a square of paper almost to the end. The slip of paper once held in your hand horizontally aallows the "legs" to hang down, making the curved profile.
This little table is manufactured in beech and MDF, and lacquered in Jet Black, Scarlet ed, and Brilliant White. We are also about to make this in Perspex.