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An Introduction To String Furniture

Posted on Feb 22, 2017 by

“Certain things are so strongly associated with an era that they become timeless.” As one of the foremost design icons of the twentieth century, this is certainly true of the lightweight shelving system from String Furniture, first designed in 1949. The wining entry of Bonnier’s bookshelf competition calling for good yet affordable design, innovative, elegant and simple String shelves can be assembled and repositioned at various heights, depths and widths. Spot String in Warehouse Home Issues Four and Five or click here to see how we would style them in our own home!

In 1961 String was awarded a patent after taking numerous plagiarists to court

In 1961 String was awarded a patent after taking numerous plagiarists to court
Image courtesy of String Furniture

The string pocket was unveiled in 2005

The string pocket was unveiled in 2005
Image courtesy of String Furniture

Celebrating 10 years of the String pocket, a stainless steel design is released

Celebrating 10 years of the String pocket, a stainless steel design is released
Image courtesy of String Furniture

Read Warehouse Home Issue Five here! The latest issue of the internationally renowned Warehouse Home magazine is live online and can be enjoyed in full and entirely free. Read Warehouse Home Issue Five by clicking here or view in the reader below.

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