ufuk keskin: typeshelf
 
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aug 14, 2011

ufuk keskin: typeshelf

angle view of the ‘typshelf’ by ufuk keskin all photos by brent taylor

2D cut-out letters in stainless steel sheet spelling out the word ‘shelf’ are bent by the user along perforations at its bottom to form the actual storage surface of the ‘typeshelf’. the material characteristics of steel provides a sturdy platform for books etc. without requiring additional hardware. the simple manufacturing process with minimum labour and energy/material consumption is suitable for low or high production which also makes customization possible. the ‘thinness’ of the design and flat-pack feature makes transportation and storage easier, less expensive and more environmental friendly.

typeshelf is a part of ‘flatobjects’ series by new york-based designer ufuk keskin.

detail

‘shelf’ shadow

underside view

top view

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