• Field
    Field is an exceptional and clever shelf where the objects placed on it appear to be seemingly floating when you see from front. Its simple structure, composed of metal rods bent in a special way, turning of a rod forms a flat pad where books can be stacked and placed on other objects. With generous dimensions, […]
    2016.07.29Jorge San Luis
  • Vipp Bathroom Collection
    As Danish brand Vipp continues its path as trailblazers for quality design, it is obvious to note a clear predilection for constant straightforwardness and utter simplicity throughout their Bathroom Collection. Firmly based on black and white sensibility, the monochromatic variation exudes surprising breadth and sophistication. Interestingly enough, the designers chose to adopt a slight change […]
    2016.03.29Mateus Andrade
  • Zign Shoe Shelf
    Exhibit your shoes like a piece of art. This is the smart concept behind Zign Shelf. The German shoe brand Zign and Danish designer and architect Sigurd Larsen have joined forces to create an innovative shoe shelf, designed to flexibly adjust to modern spaces and shoe shapes. The shelf’s unique design turns the label’s styles […]
  • Farrah Sit x Chiyome
    NYC Design Week 2015 saw the Rhode Island School of Design alumni Farrah Sit and Anna Lynett Moss from Chiyome, both New York-based product designers, collaborate on a beautifully light and elegant furniture collection. Rooted in an analysis of planar relationships and with a nod to design elements borrowed from fashion, the collection is a study of […]
  • Slide
    Exhibited at this year’s Milan Design week this beautiful and minimalist collection of shelves and tables is designed by Japanese studio Nendo for Glas Italia. Slide is a collection that includes two shelving units, a counter unit and a pair of small side tables that express a “slide” of position by focusing on the technology […]
  • CTline
    Milan-based architect Victor Vasilev partnered with the Italian manufacturer Boffi, to create an innovative shelving solution in blind shape. Vasilev was inspired by the profiles of buildings, touching the sky, in big cities. The breakdown of the volumes of the buildings has created a series of staggered floors which may contain seveal objects, creating a […]
  • Link Shelf
    The German design label Studio Hausen has rethought a modern classic of design; the hanging shelf. The link shelf is stripped down to the essentials; a number of massive ash wood shelve boards and a set of black steel mounting brackets. I like the contrast of the natural wood and dark steel and the open […]
  • Shelves x Applied Object
    Berlin based interior design studio Applied Object, founded by Dirk Rittberger in 2012, is dedicated to promoting furniture and objects conceived and created by various designers. With an eye on innovative and lightweight materials Applied Object aim to make furniture suited to mobile lifestyles known to blur the boundaries between home and work. Such furniture […]
  • Mamba and Mamba Light
    Mamba, by Bulgarian designer Victor Vasilev for MDF Italia is more than a shelf. It’s a perfect combination of shape, function and material, a unique mix of a shelf, a console and a desk with a LED light source which creates a new kind of furnishing. Mamba is a new concept of furniture comprised of Cristaplant, […]
  • Dike
    Berlin based Björn Meier created a minimalist, light, modular shelf-system named Dike. Dike is composed of several components, each made of a coated top and bottom shelf, two side elements of acrylic glass. The rear and blind are made of aluminum. The system invites you to make your own composition. The open transparent shelves encourage us to […]
  • Clopen
    Clopen is a simple little floating shelf with the neat storage compartment. Creative minds at Torafu Architects envisioned it looking like a solid wooden piece. The illusion breaks when the face panel slides open, revealing a hidden storage area. Designers explain: This shelf panel is constructed from elaborate aluminum parts, and at 34mm thick, it looks as […]
  • Meccanica
    Looking for a flexible and light structured shelving system? Do not look further. I would like to share Meccanica, a great minimalist shelving system by Demode, engineered by Valcucine, with you. The base unit frames of Meccanica are made of iron with a electrophoresis coating, connected together by using mechanical joints. The framework can be […]
  • Funiture
    As a fan of New York-based practice Snarkitecture ever since their collaboration with fashion designer Richard Chai, I have been looking forward to their new installation in Chicago’s Volume Gallery, a series of everyday objects ‘confused’ in their original function, typical context and familiar materials, producing a collection of Fun. A lamp whose globe melts away […]
    2012.06.09Adele Lim
  • KINK
    Osko+Deichmann, the product design studio founded by Blasius Osko and Oliver Deichmann, created a minimalist family of tubular steel furniture named “KINK”. While normally tubing used in furniture is bent the Berlin design duo rather functionally folded, dented and kinked the tubes in their furniture pieces. The traces that come with the steel process are […]
  • Revolver
    I love the simplicity of Revolver – a display and storage system based on a reversible shelf design. Revolver is made by the London based design studio Henny van Nistelrooy. Van Nistelrooy, 1979 – The Netherlands, founded his studio after his graduation in 2007. Revolver was developed as part of the retail design commission for […]
  • Shelf System A
    Beautiful and minimal shelf system developed by artist Liam Gillick. Throughout modern history, artists and architects have created their own furniture, or appropriated industrial objects, to satisfy their own needs and to demonstrate their vision for an improved way of life. The work of Liam Gillick breaks through the genre- and media-specific boundaries of the […]
  • Dancing Squares
    Distinguished Japanese design agency Nendo have created the Dancing Squares collection consisting of a series of minimalist furniture pieces based on the concept of motion. Nendo describes some of the designs: One part of the bookshelf is frozen in a tumbling cascade, creating variety in the way books can be stacked. The stool’s twist endows […]
  • 60s 606 is 50
    In 1960, when he was just 28, Dieter Rams designed the 606 Universal Shelving System for Vitsoe. Their New York store is currently celebrating its 50th anniversary in the form of an exhibition called 60s 606 is 50. In Dwell’s interview with Dieter Rams and Vitsoe’s managing director Mark Adams, Rams described the product by […]
    2011.06.07Adrian Clement
  • Hook
    French architect Jean Nouvel’s Hook wall is a minimalist storage surface. It is also a new and interesting way to animate home or office walls. Nouvel had been inspired by computer punch cards and sheet music staves when he designed this wall system for Italian brand Methis. The system comprises metal strips with hidden joints, […]
  • Shellf
    Prompted by our recent post on single-drawer Less Stuff, Belgian industrial designer Pieterjan Deblauwe sent in this prototype he made a fw years back. If you’re a bit like me, your first response will probably something like ‘Okay, a shelf, yeah, so?‘ In that case I suggest that you read the next line and then quickly click on through […]