A/B space saving furniture by kim myung hyun A/B space saving furniture by kim myung hyun
nov 15, 2012

A/B space saving furniture by kim myung hyun

‘A/B space saving furniture’ by kim myung hyun


traditionally, the strategy to save space is by forms of stacking or folding. conceived by south korean designer kim myung hyun, her piece titled ‘A / B’ approaches storage by putting another leg into a transparent leg, which provides visual satisfaction and effective utilization of space. A & B consists of a black stand, a tea table or a stool, a desk, and a book-box.

the components can be added to each other and can also be independent, which creates approximately 20 combinations with various functions. the variety is based on the simple system of sharing the legs. the pieces of furniture are adapted to the users,  based on a systematic concept that provides possibilities for a variety of configurations and arrangements.



1/2 combination



detailed view – coffee table or chair



simple system – sharing legs



1/2/3/4 arrangement



1/2/4 arrangement



1/2/3/4 arrangement variation 


designboom has received this project from our ‘DIY submissions‘ feature, where we welcome our readers to submit their own work for publication. see more project submissions from our readers here.

  • 깔끔하고 심플한 디자인이 너무 예쁘네요^^ 좁은 방을 깔끔하게 활용할 수 있을 것 같아요~ 화이팅^^

    JHW says:
  • Main Title is “A∩B ; A intersection B
    I think mathematical symbol ‘∩(intersection symbol)’ is not working on this website.

    KMH says:
  • It is impressive design even though there is no fun.
    Various materials, such as steel, wood and PVC, are match-able unexpectedly.
    I would like to get a chance to work together in the future.

    Philippe Patrick Starck says:
  • great work! I love that chair!

    lewis says:

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