atelier 010: dunny skyline
mar 22, 2012
atelier 010: dunny skyline


the rhythm of the case remains visible by lighting the dunnys from behind, creating a playful skyline of silhouettes

architectural office and furniture maker atelier 010 designed and produced a special wall case for a rotterdam client at the beginning of 2012.
this wall-to-wall unit was specially made for a high living room overlooking an inner harbor. the case offers a home for books, CDs, records
and dunnys (vinyl designer toys) in a cheerfully chaotic manner. these dunnys are exhibited in small showcases spread over the wall.
by replacing the hinges of the showcases with magnets, the design remains abstract and the visibility at a maximum.
in spite of the large scale of the case, its appearance is not coarse. because of the compact rhythm, the dividing walls and shelves remain slender.
keeping it disconnected from the ceiling, walls and floor also corroborates the lightness of the case. at night, the rhythm of the case remains
visible by lighting the dunnys from behind, creating a playful skyline of silhouettes.


overview of the wall-to-wall case



close-up


close-up


by replacing the hinges of the showcases with magnets, the design remains abstract and the visibility at a maximum



keeping it disconnected from the ceiling, walls and floor corroborates the lightness of the case




in spite of the large scale of the case, its appearance is not coarse. Because of the compact rhythm, the dividing walls and shelves remain slender

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