Posts tagged as 'storage'

‘Tati’ coat rack by Broberg & Ridderstråle for Asplund

A new addition to the reduced yet playful, award-winning ‘Tati’ range, this simple steel, brass-and-marble coat rack has been put into production by the Swedish manufacturer Asplund earlier this year. Designed by the Stockholm-based design duo Broberg & Ridderstråle, the hanger has already been awarded the prestigious ‘Furniture of the Year’ title by the Swedish design magazine Sköna Hem and it is a part of a ‘Tati’ collection of furniture and home accessory pieces which include several side/coffee table designs and a floor and wall mirrors. The coat rack is available in two different sizes and variety of vibrant colours such as; anthracite, white, violet, olive, nougat, deep blue and orange. (more…)

Mon 18.6.

‘Brev’ storage unit by Emma Olbers for Asplund (SE)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 18.06.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

'Brev' storage unit by Emma Olbers for Asplund

A Stockholm-based furniture designer Emma Olbers has collaborated with the Swedish brand Asplund on this simple, pared-down wall-mounted locker. Called ‘Brev’, the unit is reminiscent of an enlarged, archetypal envelope and it is available in fine leather as well as lacquered metal finish in variety of bold colours such as anthracite, white, violet, olive, nougat, deep blue and orange. (more…)

Sat 10.3.

‘Hako’ stool by Yukari Hotta (JP)

Posted by Malgorzata Stankiewicz on 10.03.2012 - Tagged as: , , , , ,

Detail view of Yukari Hotta's 'Hako' stool

‘Hako’, Japanese for ‘box’, is quite literal description of the recent product created by a young Tokyo-born Copenhagen-based designer Yukati Hotta. Composed of five separate parts, the beautifully minimalist and quintessentially Japanese ‘Hako’ is a simple, cushion topped wooden stool which can double as a neat, ribbon-wrapped storage piece. ‘Hako’ was presented last month at Greenhouse exhibition during this year’s edition of Stockholm Furniture Fair. (more…)

The Bouroullec Brothers' new now-you-see-it-now-you-don't 'Folio' storage unit for British label Established & Sons

Ciao a tutti. It’s the eve of the Milan Salone del Mobile and your faithful Architonic team is already in town, sporting a fine line in (comfortable) sneakers, checking out what this year’s Fuori Salone has to offer.

We were at the Versace Theatre this afternoon, taking at look at British label Established & Sons new 2011 collection, and were rather taken by the Bouroullec Brothers’ new ‘Folio’ storage unit, which plays with the ideas of display and concealment, public and private.


'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

The Czech manufacturer AMOSDESIGN has presented ‘Moving Mondrian’, a striking, limited-edition bookcase, at this year’s Maison & Objet design fair in Paris. Designed by Vladimír Ambroz and made of Corian, its grid-like construction and primary-colour accents reference Dutch De Stil painter Piet Mondrian’s highly abstract work. The piece’s wheels provide easy mobility.

'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

'Moving Mondrian' by Vladimír Ambroz

to the AMOSDESIGN website

'New Veneer' by bkm

'New Veneer' by bkm in cooperation with RoHol

‘New Veneer’ is the new collection of furniture the Vienna-based practice bkm created in close cooperation with RoHol, a company in Upper Austria producing veneer panels. It is showcased at the Artmark Galerie within the Vienna Design Week.

'New Veneer' by bkm and RoHol

'New Veneer' by bkm and RoHol

“bkm develops its products through research, analytically, with a view to the concrete deficit of existing solutions. Exploration incorporates archetypes, roots from cultural history, and social developments. Also purposefully integrated is the heritage of design history.”

With ‘New Veneer’ bkm and RoHol developed various methods to change veneer surfaces and applied them to different types of storing furniture.

Meterial pattern by RoHol

Material pattern by RoHol

'New Veneer' by bkm and RoHol

'New Veneer' by bkm and RoHol

to the bkm website

to the RoHol website