GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamania
GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamania
may 13, 2013

GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamania

GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniaimage courtesy gamfratesi




designed by danish studio GamFratesi for italian furniture company casamania, ‘compass’, the clothes rack is based on the translation of the technical and functional aspects of the navigational instrument detail as a graphic element. available in three finishes – natural oak, white and black – the ladder is finished in leather and metal to create an aesthetic similar to that of a compass.

GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniatechnical detail of the rack


GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniacompass open/closed


GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniablack and white variation

GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniacompass side view


GamFratesi: compass ladder for casamaniagamfratesi with ‘compass’ during salone del mobileportrait © designboom



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