The modules of the Crate shelf can be composed in full freedom of alignment and orientation. This three-dimensional predicate uncloses applications inaccessible to the typological wall-form: Choreographed “movements” and sophisticated access paths are as easily realised as more ordinary setups. Together with a nuanced palette of colours, the system gives architects an immense freedom in elaborating and coordinating the storage piece as an active design element.
The plug-in reading and accent light Clamp has a very figurative character and appears more as a ‘neighbour object’ than a technical illumination instrument. The lamp is powered by a recharchable battery and contains a LED light source.
These two wonderful products were designed by the young German designer Martin Born who was based in Helsinki and now just opened his new studio in Eindhoven.