String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Grey
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + White
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Beige
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String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Grey
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Grey
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + White
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + White
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Beige
String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors + Beige
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String × Nisse & Kajsa Strinning

String System: Cabinet with Mirror Doors

$413



Description

Easily integrated into a String configuration, this cabinet with sliding mirror doors expands the storage system’s options. Available in a choice of 3 colors, the unit has a tempered glass inside shelf and a lacquered exterior.  First designed by Swedes Nisse and Kajsa Strinning in 1949, the iconic String template endures with such winning additions.

Specifications

Size

14.6" h x 30.8" w x 8" d (37x78x20cm)

Material

Tempered glass, lacquered MDF, gloss

Details

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Brand

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When a Swedish publisher held a bookshelf design competition in 1946, there was no way of knowing the result would become one of the most iconic concepts of the 20th Century. Bonnier wanted to jump-start sales of its books in the postwar economy but realized customers would need a place to store them at home. The winner, out of 194 entries in all, was Nils Strinnings (with an assist from his designer wife, Kajsa) and his system named String.

Based on a ladder-like, coated-wire framework, it was lightweight, versatile and redoubtably stable. Not to mention quick to assemble, easy to reposition and little trouble to transport. String was an immediate success far and wide—especially with a newly identifiable younger generation. Just a few years later, in 1950, the shelves were even ordered for the new UN headquarters in New York. String continues to produce the timeless original designs as well as updated versions for both residential and office spaces.


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