string Shelves Set, Pack of 3, W78cm, Oak


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Assembly Required
Self-assembly required
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W78 x D30cm
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Veneer chipboard

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Certain things become so strongly associated with an era that they become timeless. This is certaintly true of Nils Strinning's shelf system, string®, which was designed in 1949. Their dainty light shelves with thin side panels have become one of the twentieth century's foremost design icons. The reasons are several; easy to assemble and quick to reposition, shelves of various depths can be combined, held in place by the side panels. Whether the wall surface is large or small, string® is functional. The elegant and clean-limbed coloured threads of the side panels gives string® its true character.

Nils Strinning won first prize in a competition in 1949, announced by Sweden's largest publishing house, Bonnier, after designing a shelf that was affordable, simple to transport and easy to assemble. Together with the producer Arne Lydmar, they worked out how to coat the steel wire with plastic, and the elfa dish rack became his first successful invention. Nothing is too modest that it can't be made better; this is Strinning's view on life. The inventors demand for function is combined with the aesthetician's feeling for proportion and detail.

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