torafu architects: koloro desk and stool
torafu architects: koloro desk and stool torafu architects: koloro desk and stool
mar 07, 2012

torafu architects: koloro desk and stool

‘koloro’ by torafu architects all photos by akihiro ito

the ‘koloro – desk’ is a workstation which has three flip-out windows on each of its vertical sides, along with a ‘skylight’, making the unit feel more open and accessible when desired. in this manner, the openings double-function as shevles for displaying small objects. alternatively, the windows may be easily closed to create a small private area where no one can interrupt your thoughts while you are working away (or sleeping!). designed by japanese firm torafu architects for japanese brand ichiro, the bureau offers space for lighting, flora, hooks for bags and a cord manager for computer use. the accompanying ‘koloro – stool’ is shaped like a vaulting horse and has a removable seat so that one may keep toys and other items inside.

‘koloro’ with all windows open

back view

side view

the workstation offers flip out windows for a more open feel

possible work arrangement

sit down with a book, rest your head or check your e-mails…

in use

the ‘koloro – stool’ has a removable seat revealing a storage space within

the windows flip-out and can function as display shelves or additional workspace


the bureau offers space for lighting

detail of ‘koloro – desk’ illuminated

  • thinking inside the box

    allowthis says:
  • 好棒( ・_・。)ノ

    真一 says:
  • Really creative! Wish I can get myself one for my [url=] home supply [/url].

    Ben says:
  • lovely!!

    aek says:
  • I saw something very similar when I visited Vitra in April last year – they had 6 stations and were experimenting with different internal colours within the box work stations with the intention of enhancing or altering the mood of the ‘occupant’

    Jon says:
  • i was searching for [url=] tenga [/url] at marina square (singapore) when i saw something like this there.

    i would buy it if i were available for sale….

    lana del rey says:
  • absolutely love this idea…

    jon king says:
  • perfect!!, i like this kind of organization!, very simple, very good idea!

    Markos says:

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