Swedish design studio Karl Andersson & Söner created this casual and stylish storage ladder, called Plisado. The piece consists of a wooden frame and canvas slings that can hold anything from papers and magazines to items of clothing, toys, accessories and more. Plisado is one of those ingenious storage solutions that provide extra space while taking none of it by themselves. The fabric comes in red or charcoal; and the frames, made of solid ash, can be finished in clear lacquer or brushed in gray.
Knock Knock is a simple and versatile shelving system by German design company Hoj Studio. The unit is modular and consists of the tree basic components that are attached to each other via braces. From these parts you can create a bookshelf, a kitchen cabinet, a desk with flexible storage, an entryway piece, and more. The combinations are endless. The Knock Knock shelving is made of solid oak and purposely left semi-finished, so you can personalize it further (or not). Check out the video after the break to see the assembly of the piece in action.
This cool folding closet by André Pedrini & Ricardo Freisleben, called Arara Nômade, is a great all-in-one solution for someone who just moved into a new place without any furniture. The piece can be assembled in minutes without the use of screws, glue or heavy tools. The end result looks so attractive – you wouldn’t believe it’s a temporary structure. Arara Nômade can be perfect as a guest closet as well. It comes in a variety of color options.
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This bike hanger by Latvia based designer Reinis Salins is a stunner. Handcrafted from solid oak, each piece is made to showcase the beauty of the wood grain from every viewing angle. And it only needs three standard screws for installation. The product is available in two tones – brown oak and chestnut; cold black oak and chestnut burl. Available for purchase here.
A la carte kitchen by German brand Stadtnomaden breaks down traditional kitchen components into compact modules, making it easy to fit in any interior. Elegant and adaptable, A la carte can create stylish configurations of any shape and functional design. Creators of this kitchen really embraced the reality of space limitations. Even the groves between the modules can be used – thanks to the clever attachments they turn into storage or additional surfaces.
Designer Tim Defleur created these multifunctional tables, called simply ETC. The function of each of these items is meant to be defined by the user, designer doesn’t presume that you’ll use them only as side tables, desks, bedside tables or other. The ETC tables can be all that and more. The line consists of three lovely oak pieces that can be grouped or used individually in any room of the house for dining, working, storage etc. The tables feature tablet-friendly grooves, cord openings and leg-mounted platforms for computer adapters. Technology- and small space-friendly, ETC tables make a lot of sense for an urban apartment dweller.
When it comes to clutter – it’s all about the little things. Without a proper place they tend to accumulate and create visual frenzy. This little shelf by Icelandic architects Árný Þórarinsdóttir and Helga Guðrún Vilmundardóttir of studio Stáss can be just the thing to solve the problem. Thanks to its clever shape, Fold shelf is able to accommodate many different types of objects, which makes it useful for busy areas of the house – entryway, kitchen, home office. The piece is made from powder coated aluminum and comes in turquoise and gray.
Here is a clever way to put work at home on its proper place – a wall desk that closes when not in use. The piece, designed by Canada based designer Glenn Ross, offers a practical and space-saving approach to home office. Designed to be used when standing, it is perfect for underused spaces. You can mount it in the entryway or even in the kitchen as a mail sorting/writing/catch all item. Slots and drawers are sized to fit standard letter paper. The desk is made from bent birchply with a choice of five wood veneers.
This beautifully made coffee table has been created by Australian designer David Cummins. The piece is inspired by mid-20th century modernist aesthetic, which is a bit of a fetish of mine. I also like the small size of the table – only about 47 inches long and 16 inches wide. But in spite of its modest proportions the piece boasts ample storage, thanks to two generous drawers. A perfect little piece, that can lend an air of class to any dwelling. Bridge coffee table is handcrafted from solid Tesmanian Blackwood and finished with natural oil and wax.
I’m quite taken by the elegant simplicity of this object – Tilt by London-based design studio SmithMatthias. This beautifully crafted timber ladder is designed to store and display things. Thanks to various attachments - shelves, bags, hooks, caddies – it is easy to change the look and functionality of the piece. The bars are perfect for storing shoes, clothes, towels and other garments, making Tilt wonderfully useful in bathrooms, bedrooms, kitchens and entry rooms.