doshi levien: kali for authentics
 
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jan 26, 2011

doshi levien: kali for authentics

doshi levien: kali for authentics

 

 

 

‘kali’ is a bathroom collection consisting of a mirror cabinet and twelve accessories, designed by london-based doshi levien (nipa doshi and jonathan levien) for german company authentics. the series was presented at maison et objet in paris.

‘kali’ mirror cabinet total dimensions: 113 x 58 x 18 cm

 

 

 

the body of the ‘mirror cabinet’ is made from a white, ASA-plastic. included in the design are four glass shelves of varying lengths, that can be slid into the unit either from the left or right. the door is mirrored from both sides and features a handle also made from ASA plastic that snaps securely into its frame. depending on your preference, the door can open from either the left or right side. simply mount the mirror cabinet turned by 180 degrees. an electrical socket can easily be installed within for small bathroom appliances such as hair dryers or electric toothbrushes.

‘kali’ mirror cabinet with door attached on the left

 

the cabinet accommodates four glass shelves of different lengths which can be slid from either the left or right side of the unit

 

the cabinet without shelves

 

hinge and shelf details

 

closed and open

 

bathroom installation of ‘kali’ mirror cabinets

 

up close of the cabinet’s door and handle which easily snaps into its frame

 

‘kali’ magnifying mirror

 

 

 

the ‘kali’ magnifying mirror can be effortlessly clipped into place on one of the shelves. a magnetic catch ensures secure clamping. its frame contains a break-proof, concave mirror.

 

‘kali’ mirror cabinet on display at maison et objet image © designboom

 

installation view of the ‘kali’ bathroom collection on show at maison et objet image © designboom

 

‘kali’ toilet paper dispenser

 

 

 

the ‘kali’ toilet paper dispenser takes on the shape of the number eight, allowing two rolls to be either placed vertically or horizontally with one another.

 

the dispenser can be mounted vertically or horizontally

 

‘kali’ toilet brush and waste bin image © designboom

 

‘kali’ waste bin

 

 

 

the squared ‘kali’ waste bin requires no inner container, as it features a clamping technology to hold bags in place. the lid’s wide edge conceals the bag within.

 

 

 

lift the lid, put the bag in place and pull it over the edges. pull the bag over one corner and roll it up. pull the cord through the tap at the corner and place inside. the bag holds itself in place.

 

‘kali’ toothbrush tumbler

‘kali’ cup color-set

 

designers nipa doshi and jonathan levien of doshi levien portrait © designboom

  • is this range of products distributed in europe (belgium) ?

    kind regards

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  • Very thoughtful design. I love the inside/outside shelves. They allow maximum storage outside the cabinet without extra hardware showing.
    The toothbrush cup splaying on one side tilts the brushes towards the user plus opens up the remainder of the cup for upright storage of the toothpaste. Simple and beautiful.

    faf says:
  • Loved the medicine cabinet!!!

    mel says:
  • wasn’t previously a massive fan of doshi-levien, but have to say the medicine cabinet is really nice. and the loo-roll holder solves the eternal question, should you put the roll in forwards or backwards…shrinks the world over are going to be losing business over this..!

    lolz says:

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