Design

Stylish Storage

Furnishings that synthesize form and function.
02
Named after a multilayered stone, Blu Dot's Shale combines solid-wood components with full-grain leather pulls that are soft to the touch. Available with two or four drawers, in ash or walnut, the piece features dual doors with nylon glides.
03
Avenue Road's Cage-B shelf is available in burnished brass, black steel, or brick-red or dove-grey lacquer, with oak, black eucalyptus, acacia, or chestnut shelves. The unit is handmade in Italy, the home country of its designer, Massimo Castagna.
04
Cappellini's Candy shelf, designed by Sylvain Willenz, recontextualizes the steel rods found on construction sites. Coated steel bars join conglomerate and birch plywood panels to form a shelf referencing '60s industrial style.
05
Evoking a deconstructed aquarium, Glas Italia's Deep Sea shelf by design collaborative Nendo is made of laminated extra-light glass. From top to bottom, the distance between shelves decreases with each level, while the color intensity increases.
06
With tapered edges and a finlike shape, Mamba Light is a playful addition to designer Victor Vasilev's work for DDC. Made of medium-density fiberboard in seven colors, the shelving unit is an accent piece to last year's Mamba desk.
07
Molteni & C's 505 system welcomes a new container designed by Nicola Gallizia. Black chrome feet support an aluminum frame and surface. Interior partitions and shelves are customizable, and the unit is available in two heights, four depths, and 10 widths.
08
The Tolbiac shelf unit, available in natural or black-stained oak veneer, is not your average study in geometry. Grégoire de Lafforest's design for Ligne Roset was inspired by a staircase, with the bottom corner of the structure canted like one.
09
Made of a powder-coated steel frame and ash veneer top, the Tilt Top by Scholten & Baijings for Hay is a twist on the classic Dutch table. An underside color gradient makes it pop, even when stowed away.
10
Deep contrasting color lacquers and open shelves give B&B Italia Maxalto's Alcor storage unit a rich elegance. Part of the Lux collection, the wood frame comes in black or red painted shellac finish.
11
Newly extended with additional finishes and shapes, Luca Nichetto's modular Torei tables for Cassina include varying heights, allowing for interchangable arrangements. Tray tops come in stained wood and Carrara marble.
12
Reissued by Carl Hansen & Son on the occasion of Hans J. Wegner's 100th birthday, the CH825 Wegner credenza has roller shutter doors that reveal interior shelves and pullout drawers. It comes in solid oak or walnut.
13
Part of a collection of side tables, Nendo's hybrid Basket container provides dual function. Made of individually hand-bent wires, the basket top may be easily detached and used separately.
14
Kartell by Laufen's Sound-Rack collection of shelving comes in a range of transparent hues: crystal, tangerine, amber, smoke, and sunset blue. The modular units may be stacked in a variety of arrangements
15
Designed by Stockholm-based duo KyuHyung Cho and Erik Olovsson, the Sine collection of clothing racks is a study of pleasing contrasts: straight and wavy, austere and playful, heavy and light, steel and concrete.

Scroll to see Previous

Next Article

Itinerary
"Fear and Love: Reactions to a Complex World at the Design Museum"
Back to List