Shipping Crates Inspired These Simple Wooden Wardrobes By Sigurd Larsen

Posted On Mon, July 18, 2016 By

Posted On Mon, July 18, 2016 By In Furniture, Green Design

Living efficiently in a studio apartment has many challenges, but one of the biggest gripes, especially for women, is where to stock all those clothes. If your home lacks a Carrie Bradshaw-esque walk-in closet, these custom-made pieces by architect Sigurd Larsen may work wonders. They take inspiration from the wooden shipping crates typically used to transport or store large, heavy or awkward items, and can also double as attractive room dividers.

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Danish architect Sigurd Larsen creates simple, efficient furniture that adapts to individual scenarios. Based in Berlin, he develops custom-made designs for a wide range of clients including private clients, hotels and stores.

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These minimal wardrobes were designed for a pop-up store in Berlin’s cool Mitte area to display and store clothes, shoes and handbags from the Zalando Collection fashion line.

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Featuring varyious-sized compartments all around their tall bodies, the pieces can also be used as room dividers or to guide circulation through an open space. They come complete with concrete stools that echo the walls’ materiality and act as counterweights for a row of hangers suspended right next to the pieces.

Check out another curious cabinet by Sigurd Larsen here and more designs at his website here.

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