Wood and Copper Wardrobe Provides a Streamlined Alternative to Bulky Dressers

Posted On Tue, April 12, 2016 By

Posted On Tue, April 12, 2016 By In Design, Furniture

Minimalists who’ve gotten a little carried away accumulating a few too many clothes, shoes and other goods will appreciate this streamlined wardrobe design by Rianne Koens. Called Otura Dirsek, this beautiful storage solution is inspired by, and named after, the copper gas pipes seen in Turkish homes. Rather than placing the pipes behind walls, Turkish people instead run them along the exterior, conveniently creating extra space to hang household items.

Rianne Koens, Wood And Coppper, Open Wardrobe, Birchwood, Turkish inspiration,

Rianne Koens, Wood And Coppper, Open Wardrobe, Birchwood, Turkish inspiration,

Made from blonde birchwood, Otura Dirsek features a set of drawers that can be arranged as desired, similar to Otura Family, a stackable set of wooden containers previously featured on 6sqft.

The hangers are also made from birch that has been cut with a CNC machine and laminated. But the most delicious detail is the contrasting copper which gives the design a luxe look, improves sturdiness and offers a nod to its Turkish roots.

Rianne Koens, Wood And Coppper, Open Wardrobe, Birchwood, Turkish inspiration,

After graduating from the Design Academy of Eindhoven in the Netherlands, designer Rianne Koens married and moved to Turkey. Today, it is in Istanbul where she finds inspiration, distilling her new local culture into beautiful furniture designs.

See more wonderful pieces by Koens at her studio site, Otura Design, here.

Photos courtesy of Rianne Koens

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