carolijn slottje: capillair

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.

carolijn slottje: capillair

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.

carolijn slottje: capillair

‘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.

carolijn slottje: capillair detail image © designboom

carolijn slottje: capillair detail image © designboom

carolijn slottje: capillair grouped tubes wrapped in rubber can be easily separated image © designboom

  • I like these. They would look great in a sushi restaurant.

    MB
    Jun 24, 2010
  • gr

    aj
    Jun 24, 2010
  • Highly original!

    Curious what happens if you make this your room divider…

    Loft potential.

    Maupert
    Jun 23, 2010
  • nice!

    martijn
    Jun 23, 2010
  • more organic than organic design indeed! 🙂
    quite fun but not very efficient from a storage capacity point of view though…

    blablajactaest
    Jun 22, 2010
  • love that blob!

    aart
    Jun 22, 2010
  • awful

    RB
    Jun 22, 2010
  • GREAT!

    BB
    Jun 22, 2010
  • One word: trypophobia. Horrible.

    JB
    Jun 22, 2010

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