String metal shelf 58 x 20 cm, high, grey

String Furniture

$52.20 $87.00

String Furniture
String metal shelf 58 x 20 cm
$52.20 $87.00


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Description

The high String metal shelf is designed to fit String panels measuring 20 cm in width. Upgrade the shelf with String System's clever hooks or metal rods for extra hanging storage.

String System is a flexible shelving system that Swedish architect Nils Strinning designed in 1949. The signature ladder-like side and floor panels can be combined with shelves, magazine shelves, desks, folding tables, chests and cabinets to form a system that best suits your needs. The timeless and minimalist design of String System is perfect for both contemporary homes and offices.

Colour
Grey
Width
58 cm
Depth
20 cm
Height
7 cm
Material
Powder-coated steel
Maximum load capacity
25 kg
Notes
Maximum load capacity 25 kg evenly spread across the shelf.

Nils Strinning

The Swedish architect Nils Strinning (1917–2006) was one of the leading mid-twentieth century designers who built the foundation of what we now call Scandinavian design. Nils Strinning is the designer of the successful String shelves, a light weight shelving system created in the 1940s and very popular still today. String is simple to assemble and the shelves can be easily repositioned.

Books are kept in place by the side panels and shelves of different depths can be combined in the same unit. When more shelf space is needed, you can simply add an additional side panel and some shelves. There are different kinds of String shelves, but the principle is the same for all of them: functionality combined with aesthetics and attention to proportion and details. The result is a timeless combination – at the same time classical and contemporary. It’s the framing that gives String shelving system its discreet but distinctive character: a refined ladder climbing up the wall.  

This economical, unpretentious design rapidly became a favourite soon after its launch. Its functionality and the minimalistic timeless design are the reasons why String still attracts attention after 60 years. String is equally suited to a large or a small wall and is perfect for any room – living room, kitchen, bathroom, children’s room, etc. For his timeless design, the architect Nils Strinning has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including the Gold Medal at the Milan Triennale.

 

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