nendo: wooden fold shelf for conde house nendo: wooden fold shelf for conde house
apr 03, 2013

nendo: wooden fold shelf for conde house

nendo: wooden fold shelf for conde houseimage © yoneo kawabe



made out of interlocking wooden boards, the ‘fold’ shelving unit by nendo is oriented in different positioned angles.debuting at spazio pontaccio during salone del mobile in milano, the system uses the superior craftsmanship of japanese manufacturer conde house, making the joints appear seamless – as though single boards have been bent and interwoven like paper chains or a woven textile. looking at the shelves, it seems virtually impossible to know how the parts are connected.



angular shelf positioningimage © yoneo kawabe



angular shelf positioningimage © yoneo kawabe



front view detailimage © yoneo kawabe



detailimage © yoneo kawabe

  • best thing ive seen here in months!

    scotto says:
  • illusion optic.. nice

    TTK says:
  • really nice… love the idea and the execution, could also go to more bold colours, in 2 tone ??? maybe tomuch…

    morgan says:
  • The Best Thing in Optical Illusion well Executed…
    As is -or- Choose Your Color.
    Best served cold, but Get’em while the’re hot.
    I Like very Much.

    Dan says:
  • I love Nendo’s work! I personally think that the bookshelf is one of the hardest furniture types to design for, especially when it comes to being original and innovative. With regards to the choice in material/colour I believe that this is a perfect choice, its important to consider that the books themselves will bring the colour palette… I can already imagine my wife innately colour coordinating our books on this shelf. I think this design would work best dividing up a large space or acting as a screen, I fear however against a wall it would pose a problem with dead/wasted space with its angled crevasses.

    Mr Green says:
  • Looks good, but based on pictures: if put against the wall – the design does loose about 30% of otherwise available storage plus some pitfall problems.

    Victor says:

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