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‘Imeüble’ Wall Storage by Bjørn Jørund Blikstad

10 Sep

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Bjørn Jørund Blikstad is a newly educated furniture designer with a Masters Degree from 2009 from Oslo National Academy of the Arts.

‘Imeüble’ is a unique storage solution that comes as a colorful trompe l’œil wall shelf in which could be placed a lot of stuff inside each diamond-shaped space.

‘Grand Central’ Coffee Table by Sanna Lindstrom and Sigrid Stromgren

27 Aug

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Young Swedish designers Sanna Lindstrom and Sigrid Strömgren’s ‘Grand Central’ folding coffee table opens out like a New York street map. Just like a map the piece neatly expands, and then contracts for easy storage.

‘Merdivan’ Bookshelf and Seating by Lab Istanbul

20 Aug

Lab Istanbul‘s stepladder shelving now incorporates a bench with cushions so one can read books in the same place they are stored.

‘Off The Wall’ 3D Wallpaper by Kicki Edgren Nyborg

13 Aug

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Off the Wall‘ has been chosen by Swedish Trend Group to exhibit at Formex, Stockholm Fair, Sweden 21-24 January in the Young Designers area. Continue reading

‘Cube’ Magazine Rack by Nendo

16 Jul

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This rectangular magazine rack by Nendo appears to stand on one corner. Unlike an ordinary box, which has only one lid, it opens in three directions, and is divided into three complementary spaces inside. The rack stands on an angle, making magazines easy to slide in and out, and providing good support even for thin magazines.

Cube is a monochromatic cube supported by a vertex; thanks to the side openings, it collects magazines and newspapers neatly and elegantly.

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‘BlockShelf’ by Amy Hunting

9 Jul

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The designer Amy Hunting describes her ‘BlockShelf’ shelf as followed:

‘The dogma behind this product is probably quite obvious: what can you do with blocks of wood and cotton rope? Using a knot traditionally used for sailing and fishing ,you can pull the strings and the shelf will disassemble. Continue reading

‘Land Peel’ Mat by Shin Yamashita

25 Jun

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‘Land Peel’ designed by Shin Yamashita, a student at the Kyoto Institute of Technology, is made by panels which can be lifted in order to create various furniture objects.

‘Land Peel’ can turn into a comfortable seating item, a table or a writing desk just by doing a few simple moves. When it is not used, it can simply be packed up and stored in a locker somewhere.