New Collection Kiri Side Cabinet

New Collection

W420 D315 H520
Stefan Diez

Kiri is a contemporary interpretation of the traditional Kimono cabinets that Stefan discovered during his visit to Hiroshima in the summer of 2016. Traditionally, those cabinets are made from paulownia, a tropical wood used for its breathable properties to prevent smells and humidity on clothes. The low density of this wood doesn't make it suitable for mechanical assembly, but its light weight gave us the chance to experiment with fabric hinges on large-scale furniture. The doors fold horizontally in an intuitive gesture and with the friction of the wood, the door holds in any position. Each piece of the collection takes place in a specific context of the domestic landscape. Their straight construction gives them a very architectural presence.