breg hanssen: framed newspaper wood cabinet for vij5
breg hanssen: framed newspaper wood cabinet for vij5 breg hanssen: framed newspaper wood cabinet for vij5
may 06, 2011

breg hanssen: framed newspaper wood cabinet for vij5

‘framed’ by breg hanssen for vij5 image courtesy of vij5

netherlands based designer breg hanssen has created ‘framed’ for dutch label, vij5. utilizing panels of newspaperwood, the cabinet adopts a distinctive and indeterminable appearance that integrates material exploration with an industrial aesthetic.

a rigid metal frame, finished in bright blue, contrasts the recycled paper slabs, emphasizing the unique color and the small text that is visible between each layer. with characteristics similar to that of hardwood, the cabinet is both strong and durable, with a surface that varies from piece to piece and ages over time.

detail of top and door image courtesy of vij5

‘framed’ was presented in the ventura lambrate district during milan design week 2011 with a series of other pieces by vij5.

detail of frame image courtesy of vij5

detail of newspaper wood image courtesy of vij5

(left) front (right) inside images courtesy of vij5

arjan van raadshooven and anieke branderhorst of vij5 with mieke meijer, designer of the material concept ‘newspaperwood’  

  • Ik HOU van kranthout!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    Ich LIEBE zeitungholz!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    I LOVE newspaperwood!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    KWarren says:
  • yawn yawn yaaaawwwwwwWWWWWWNNNNNNNNN!!!

    archcarrier says:
  • The metal frame is a nice simple concept that could highlight any material. Very nicely done.

    GarageCat says:

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