Smooth and durable
In its most global approach, crafts relies on notions of knowledge, transmission, but also the repetition of gesture and attention to detail.
The discovery of the Japanese craft reinforces values and provides new more sensitive concepts. The object made in an elementary approach retains a sensible and timeless appearance that induces honesty in use.
This state-of mind, which can be described as sincere relationship between Human and Object, is embodied, through the object by different factors such as:
the use of natural material, the attention paid to the design, meaningless in process and posture, the emptiness, precision of gesture. Thus, crafts are still very present in Japan, many moments of everyday life reflect this notion of sincerity.
How to extend this feeling that seems so universal in Japan beyond its borders through design?
By taking the features that make this state of mind, the low long cabinet SLIDE answers to this question while being adapted to our western way of life and production industry. Through this piece of furniture, it’s to find this deep rooting for the material and the main sense that we attribute to things. It is the change of state tin (sliding doors and bottom) over time, which is responsible for its design. According to the uses, aesthetics tin evolves, like Kaikado tea canisters. This tactile evolution provides to this piece of furniture a unique dimension, compatible with its industrialization.
Designed as an assembly of surfaces with plenty of empty spaces, daily use can be multiple: cabinet, bookcase, dresser, but also space to display ...
The low long cabinet SLIDE consists of a matt black lacquered steel base. The two sliding doors are cut and folded tin. The background of furniture is also in tin. The panels in solid japanese walnut are grooved and assembled right tail. Inside the partition and shelf are in matt black lacquered steel.