elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet
 
elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet
jan 20, 2011

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet

partially open image © designboom

continuing her exploration of wooden textiles, german designer elisa strozyk in collaboration with artist sebastian neeb have created the ‘accordion cabinet’ shown as part of [d3] design talents at imm cologne 2011.

the piece of storage furniture is composed of an exterior layer of wooden layer, made from lamellas of various veneers that have been folded in a manner similar to that of an accordion. each of the laser cut pieces of wood, are fixed to a textile base (such as lycra) by hand. the combination of materials presents the wood as having a flexibility similar to that of a piece of fabric. the accordion wraps around a rectangular base, and hides shelves within when pulled shut.

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet ‘accordion cabinet’ by elisa strozyk and sebastian neeb image © designboom

sequence of the ‘accordion cabinet’ in various open positions:

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet ‘accordion cabinet’ fully closed image © designboom

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet image © designboom

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet top view image © designboom

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet full view image © designboom

elisa strozyk + sebastian neeb: accordion cabinet detail of the folded wood veneer image © designboom

the ‘accordion cabinet’ has been awarded first place in the 2011 premio salone satellite awards as part of milan design week 2011

  • Great design idea, one of a kind piece, some thought was put into designing. Love it!!

    Rick says:
  • love the articulation with the moving panels, i think the base should be more cohesive with the ornate top piece.

    ube's icecream shop says:
  • excellent, well done to DB for posting some extraordinary wood-based pieces today. The time, effort and thought that has gone into these pieces is inspiring.

    kent gration says:

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