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london design festival: rolf sachs for linley collaborations
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sep 22, 2012
london design festival: rolf sachs for linley collaborations


‘q-ubes collection’ by rolf sachs for linley collaboration
all images courtesy of mark reeves

UK-based rolf sachs has teamed up with linley collaborations to create a series of unique traditionally crafted pieces of cabinetry.
presented as part of the 2012 london design festival, sachs has conceived ‘q-ubes’ and ‘stack-ed desk’, two designs
that apply a playful and unconventional approach to furniture.


‘q-ubes collection’ detail

influenced by the idea of buliding blocks where individual elements can be curated in a personal and free manner with
infinite configurations, ‘q-ubes’ demonstrates the ability for systems to result in practical, individual stand-alone pieces
that have room to grow and change over time.


‘q-ubes collection’ detail


‘stack-ed’ desk full view
image courtesy of the artist

‘stack-ed’ reflects on the aesthetic composition of storing and drying freshly cut timber. constructed from layered
panels of untreated solid wood, the design features no nails or screws. a deconstruction of the creation frees the object
from the constraints of a more conventional piece of furniture. the individualism of the drawers, where fabrics,
materials and functions are used in surprising ways, heightens the curiosity and interaction with the user.


drawer detail
image courtesy of the artist


glass drawer detail
image courtesy of the artist


rolf sachs + linley furniture collaboration
video courtesy of tomboy films

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