Posts tagged as 'shelving'
'Corniches' shelving system by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec for Vitra
Inspired by an idea of ‘impromptu storage area,’ France’s famous design duo Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have realised this versatile, customisable shelving system for the Swiss furniture manufacturer Vitra. Available in three different sizes and in either high-gloss black, white or Japanese red, ‘Corniches’ ‘are neither regular shelves nor simple horizontal surfaces, but rather individual, isolated protrusions’ which can serve many purposes within practically any environment. The design was launched earlier this year at Salone del Mobile in Milan. (more…)
Disassembled 'Les frères Plo' unit by Gaspard Graulich
A young French designer Gaspard Graulich has recently realised this series of easily-assemblable home furniture called ‘Les frères Plo’. Composed of few simple elements, the collection consists of four designs in varying heights and sizes, which are held together by vividly-coloured tubular steel joints. (more…)
'Totem' shelving unit by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Klong; photo by Tom Martinesen
Part of ‘Klong Horizon’, a new collection of flat-packable furniture by a Swedish manufacturer Klong, this flexible shelving system with an incorporated desk tabletop was created by a Stockholm-based designer duo Mats Broberg and Johan Ridderstråle. Based on a simple mounting structure reminiscent of a cogwheel, the composition of ‘Totem’ can be easily adjusted according to user’s individual needs and the system can be complemented by a small desk unit which was presented earlier this year at the Stockholm Furniture Fair. (more…)
'Montana Shelving system' by Peter J. Lassen for Montana Møbler
Danish manufacturer Montana Møbler has launched a new, minimalist ‘handle-less’ model of its famous customisable storage system designed by company’s founder Peter J. Lassen. Presented at the Design Post exhibition during last week’s imm cologne fair, the recently developed version encompasses ‘drawers and doors without handles [which] can be opened and shut with a light pressure on the front. The selected drawer and door models are available in all Montana’s 42 lacquer colours.’ (more…)
'XI' bookshelf by Gonçalo Campos
Reminiscent of an oversized puzzle, this simple wooden bookshelf has been recently realised by the young Portuguese designer Gonçalo Campos. Featuring a number of discreetly-carved assembly directions, the ‘XI’ bookshelf can be easily put together without the need of screws, glue or any additional parts or joints. Instead, the parts of the design lock together thanks to the very carefully placed fittings. (more…)
'Staccato' shelving unit by Atelier Oï for Röthlisberger
The multidisciplinary design practice Atelier Oï has recently realised this cleverly-constructed, natural solid ash shelving unit for the Swiss furniture manufacturer Röthlisberger. Composed of multiple interlocking shelfs, the rhythmic, multigrid structure of ‘Staccato’ is ideal for large format books as well as smaller volumes and decorative items while the unit itself can also function as a functional room divider which can be extended in endless combinations.
'Diagonal' shelving system by Uli Budde
‘Diagonal’ is the name of the new extendable shelving system recently unveiled by the Berlin based designer Uli Budde. The smart piece recieves its stability through diagonally cut sheet metal shelves which replace the usual diagonal braces. It was presented within the [D3] Talents exhibition during this year’s imm cologne.
'New Order' by Stefan Diez
‘New Order’ – Either Stefan Diez is a big admirer of British New Wave (which would be one more reason to be fond of his taste), or he simply found a fitting name for the new modular and stackable shelving system he designed for the Britsh manufacturer Established & Sons. The basic frame made from owder-coated aluminium can be accessorised with optional elements, including shelving, door compartments, space dividers, trays and castors.