giulio iacchetti: tubular bells for arthema
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feb 02, 2011

giulio iacchetti: tubular bells for arthema

‘tubular bells’ features a special joint system to hold its components in place all images courtesy of arthema

‘tubular bells’ is a modular shelving systems by italian designer giulio iacchetti for arthema.

the design synthesizes a joint made by a few simple production steps. the overall modular element of the furniture system is made up of 28mm poles featuring a laser-cut groove-and-tongue technique, which in combination with specially cut steel plates inserted in the 90° corners of the unit, hold the shelves in place.

with this, vertical and horizontal arrangements are limitless, making it easy to build and adapt ‘tubular bells’ according to your storage needs.

details of the joint system in which a steel plate is inserted into a groove-and-tongue opening in the 90° corners of the shelving system


variations of use

  • GREAT!

    youdon'tneedtoknowme says:
  • Giulio è il N.1 !

    Renato says:
  • I can’t see how the tubes are fixed to each other.
    Are these powdercoated steel or plastic?

    ron langman says:

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