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carolijn slottje: capillair
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jun 22, 2010
carolijn slottje: capillair


‘capillair’ storage system installed in a windowsill

‘capillair’ by dutch interior designer carolijn slottje is a storage system that can adapt its
form to its surrounding spaces. drawing from biological cell structures, this modular furniture
piece has the same ability to reduce and expand to accommodate interiors with strict
structural building parameters. ‘capillair’ cells exist in different sizes and can be made
from various recyclable or recycled materials like felt and rubber.

the name of this design is derived from the use of tiny tubes which
are wrapped
in rubber panels. once bunched together, they produce
transparent characteristics while
also aiding in the positioning of the
storage cells.

‘capillair’ was part of maatlab, a group of four designers from the netherlands who
showcased prototypes of their latest work at DMY international design festival berlin 2010.


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grouped tubes wrapped in rubber can be easily separated
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