by Jørgensen-Depping

A flexible shelving system in sand-cast aluminium and lacquered wood.

In this flexible shelving unit, sand-cast aluminium elements form the load-bearing construction. The shelves are made of lacquered wood but could also be made of alternative materials. A system of integrated fittings attach the legs directly to the shelves. This makes for a flexible system that is easy to assemble, and which can be used to form a variety of geometrical solutions, including a rectangle, a square, a triangle or a circle. The design process explored the challenges and possibilities of sand-cast aluminium and a simple structural principle: a leg that is repeated and combined with horizontal shelves in varying forms and sizes.

Produced at the Danish Art Workshops

lacquered and painted aluminium; lacquered and painted wood

Rectangle: width 100 cm, depth 40 cm, height 215 cm
Triangle: width 53, depth 46 cm, height 143 cm
Circle: Ø 52 cm, height 72 cm
Square: width 65 cm, depth 65 cm, height 37 cm

Jakob Jørgensen, designer, b. 1977
Line Depping, designer, b. 1978

The duo’s work is guided by functional possibilities and requirements and driven by the desire to test and explore materials and structural principles. Their inspiration springs from the hands-on process in the workshop, as they refine and experiment with the form, based on modelling and prototyping. In this creative process they often explore a principle of form or construction that intrigues them and test the capacities and textural qualities of materials. Their ultimate goal is always to create a simple and straightforward solution that matches the usage situation and setting.

CV Jakob Jørgensen
2008: Graduated from The Danish Design School (now The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design)

CV Line Depping
2007: Graduated from The Danish Design School (now The Royal Danish Academy of Fine Arts, School of Design)

Selected clients and collaborations
2014: Exhibition design for The Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition

2013: Products for HAY and WRONG FOR HAY
2011: Collaboration with Galerie Maria Wettergren, Paris

Selected grants and honours
2012: Wallpaper* Design Award (Jakob Jørgensen)
2011: Bodum Design Award, 1st prize project exhibited at Louisiana Museum of Modern Art, Denmark

2008: Gold Leaf, IFDA Japan (Jakob Jørgensen)
2007: DePadova, Milan, 1st prize in the competition ‘Premio Vico Magistretti’ (Line Depping)

Selected exhibitions
2014: Dwell on Design, New York
2009, 2010, 2011, 2013: The Cabinetmakers’ Autumn Exhibition

2011, 2012, 2014 (Line Depping) and 2012, 2014 (Jakob Jørgensen): MINDCRAFT, Milan


MINDCRAFT / jeppegudmundsen.com

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