Designed by Keiji Ashizawa
The Rail Desk, imagined by Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa, explores the way in which we use space and how design elements can be adapted to serve different functions. Looking to the world of architecture, the neat, precisionmade piece conveys a sense of serene practicality. With multiple functions ? as a desk, counter or shelf to store books, hung at any height you choose ? it lends itself to almost any setting and fits neatly into living areas as well as bedrooms where space is at a premium. The minimalist steel bracket attaches to a wall and takes its cues from the handrail of a staircase. The wooden platform, available in natural or stained oak, provides a tactile contrast to the precision metalwork.
The Rail Shelf, created for MENU by Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa, takes its cues from the world of architecture and the way in which we use space. The wall-mounted design features a lightweight steel bracket, inspired by metalwork handrails, and a tactile wooden shelf, offered in natural or dark stained oak. Elegantly minimal, Rail Shelf […]
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