Milan Design Week: Multi-tasking Furniture

by Mod Home Ec Teacher

Milan Design Week: Multi-tasking Furniture

'more' separating unit designed by giorgio caporaso

I've spent years dreaming of going to the ICFF in New York. However, after meeting my photo class friend, Nikki, who travels to Milan every April to buy for her store owner, my dreams have changed. Granted, the pressure to sell right now has to be excruciating, but a trip to Milan to buy furniture with someone else's dough??? Come on, let me go.

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DWR’s Opus

by DIY Maven

DWR’s Opus

At first glance, the Opus Shelving System looks rather inefficient, in the realm of book storage that is, and forget about shelving alphabetically by the author’s last name. However, it sure does look cool when fully stocked. It’s made out of recyclable polypropylene, which means it can be used indoors and out, although you might not want to put books in it if you chose an outdoor venue. Anyhoo, the 39" by 39" by 14" Opus comes in white or black...

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The ellips shelves; measured drawings included!

by DIY Maven

The ellips shelves; measured drawings included!

This is odd. A website, called ellips, sells these very cool convex shelves. That’s not the odd part. The odd part is that they include measured drawings of the shelves. Knowing the dimensions of the shelves before buying them is helpful for people willing to hand over the cash for the ready-to-assemble cubbies. (The ‘Big Jim 200’ costs 1,120 Euro, which is about 1,500 bucks.) But a measured drawing for DIYers everywhere?? Score!!

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