lebanese designer charles kalpakian uses optical illusions to form rocky shelves lebanese designer charles kalpakian uses optical illusions to form rocky shelves
oct 03, 2015

lebanese designer charles kalpakian uses optical illusions to form rocky shelves

lebanese designer charles kalpakian uses optical illusions to form rocky shelves
all images courtesy of charles kalpakian





lebanese designer charles kalpakian has designed ‘rocky’, a credenza featuring well-defined angular and sculptural lines. kalpakian created a 3D variation of a classic pattern used by cabinet makers; playing with perceptions of space and volume that reveals itself and changes according to the observer’s point of view. made of steel, the coating of the shelves has a slightly textured touch and  comes in three different colors – black, blue or aluminum grey. check out the middle eastern collection by charles kalpakian here

charles-kalpakian-rocky-bookshelves-designboom-02 the blue edition charles-kalpakian-rocky-bookshelves-designboom-03 the designer used 3D printed prototypes to form the linescharles-kalpakian-rocky-bookshelves-designboom-04 in black steel  charles-kalpakian-rocky-bookshelves-designboom-05in aluminum grey   charles-kalpakian-rocky-bookshelves-designboom-06each shelf fits oversized books

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