String Pocket – Ash / WhiteString –
String Pocket from String. A complete shelving package of the true classic String shelve. In the package is two panels and three shelves with a big variety of colors. The String shelve where designed by Nils and Kajsa Strinning for a competition arranged by Bonnier where they seeked a mountable and movable shelve. Nils where inspirerad by his design on the drainer "Elfa" and also won the competition in 1949. In 1955 the shelve were shown on the H55 – exhibition in Helsinborg and after that the shelve where a public favorite for many years.
Powder coated steel
L: 60 cm W: 15 cm H: 50 cm
- Nils Strinning, born 1917 in Kramfors, Sweden were a very loved architect and furniture designer. As a student at the Royal Institute Technology he designed a dish drainer which later on would get the name Elfa and it came to be very popular. In 1949 he designed the String shelf with his wife Kajsa Strinning for a compitition arranged by Bonnier and it became an icon in the swedish furniture culture, as now in 2010s century it is still as relevant. He was a man who seeked smart solutions and furnitures that would make the every day life easier. He designed everything from holders to trashbags, changing tables, threadbags to warderobs to cabinets and ergonomic tables. Here at Artilleriet you can find a big selection of his designs.