Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec, 2012
Like little protrusions in nature, Corniches by Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec are informal and flexible shelves.
Corniches arose from the need for small storage spaces to spontaneously keep items. ѓ__The same way that we hang our belongings on a rock jutting from a cliff before diving into the sea, we need small, informal storage in everyday life tooѓ_ќ, explains Ronan Bouroullec. And this is the reason that Corniches are neither regular shelves nor simple horizontal surfaces, but rather individual, isolated protrusions in the environments that we create. Whether as a key rack beside the front door, a spot to put everything we need to have at our fingertips in the bathroom, as a pedestal for a small collection of objects or as a large installation, Corniches are a new way to use the wall in the living space.
Vitra Fiction ѓ__ a film about the product.
The French brothersѓ__ design research continuously evolves around flexibility and lightness; Corniches illustrates the idea of creating an impromptu storage area. The Corniches will be available in various shapes, sizes and colours made of high quality plastic.