MECCANO metal modules offer evolving furniture elements for the home
 
MECCANO metal modules offer evolving furniture elements for the home MECCANO metal modules offer evolving furniture elements for the home
feb 10, 2015

MECCANO metal modules offer evolving furniture elements for the home

MECCANO metal modules offer evolving furniture elements for the home
photo by studio reflexion
all images courtesy of MECCANO

 

 

 

MECCANO has been one of the most popular construction toys for children — known for its kit of metal parts that offer endless building possibilities. but as an adult, you don’t have to grow out of the hours of fun it offers. its simple assembly of parts has been licensed for production into large-scale, aimed at creating furniture that evolves with your home and personal needs.

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possible MECCANO HOME table configurations and color combinations
photo by studio reflexion

 

 

 

presented at maison&objet 2015 in paris, MECCANO HOME is comprised of 20 modules in a variety of colors which have multiple functions, allowing you to construct a variety of furniture typologies (a chair, coffee table, console, standing table, stool etc…), all with the ease and simplicity which we know and associate with MECCANO.

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MECCANO HOME is comprised of 20 modules which can be assembled to create a vast range of furniture pieces
photo by studio reflexion

 

 

 

just like the original games, MECCANO HOME meets specific perforation standards that are compatible with MECCANO’s familiar nut and screw system. this hardware sees the leg of a chair also being used for supporting a coffee table, or a stool. it is the nut, that was designed and built by the MECCANO HOME team which is at the center of the modular concept, allowing simplified assembly and dismantling of pieces without any damage. this hardware is available in eight different colors, interchangeable with the metal modules — all of which are treated and finished with the same paint used for outdoor furniture, ensuring resistance and durability.

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detail of the nut and screw hardware system that is at the core of the furniture concept
photo by studio reflexion

 

 

 

MECCANO HOME brings forth a real element of design customization which operates as a furniture renaissance for your personal space, constantly evolving to your space constraints and requirements.

 

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work space arrangement
photo by romuald lemoine meccano home metal modules evolving furniture designboom
MECCANO HOME chair assembly
photo by romuald lemoine

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MECCANO HOME chair
photo by romuald lemoine meccano home metal modules evolving furniture designboom
MECCANO HOME chair (back view)
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the metal modules can be used for multiple construction purposes
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the legs of a stool can also be used to support a table
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the assembly kit of parts and hardware come in a variety of colors
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MECCANO HOME low table
photo by romuald lemoine

 

  • genius!

    raymondo says:
  • Perfect toy for grown-ups. But who is going to leave them alone? How long will it be before there are wheels and motors? A kitchen crane anybody?

    raymondo says:
  • Yes, there should definitely be wheels! 🙂 That would let you create a useful wheelbarrow or trolley whenever you needed one, and turn the parts back into tables, shelves, etc. once you’d finished.

    Brighton Toy and Model Museum says:
  • perhaps a cross tie near the legs would make it more strong , looks cool

    rahul says:

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