The Dutch manufacturer van Esch is currently presenting this new coat rack, designed by Ineke Hans, at the INTERIEUR 2010 in Kortrijk. For this design the Arnhem based designer was inspired by the racks you often see in the changing rooms of sports clubs and schools. “They are kind of iconic; everybody immediately can picture them. It is their simplicity that appeals to me”, she explains.
‘Corner Guys’ is a surprisingly plain object compared to the rest of Ineke Hans’ portofolio. “I like a certain playfulness, but a design should not only look wonderful, it should also be a realistic, saleable object. The functional aspect is intriguing me more and more. These days I see so many eye-catchers, I get a bit tired of it.”