Elephant sideboard by Westblom Krasse Arkitektkontor

Dezeen Showroom: Swedish design studio Westblom Krasse Arkitektkontor has created a sideboard knowledgeable by each architectural building and a kids’s comedian e-book.

Designers Robin Krasse and Jesper Westblom named the Elephant sideboard after its structural sturdiness in addition to its color.

“The elephant reference got here fairly rapidly due to the mass and chunkiness,” stated the designers. “This together with the blue color reminded us of a Swedish comedian e-book character named ‘Pellefant’ – a careless, vivid blue elephant, which made the blue color stick.”

Elephant consists of 4 parts

The sideboard is comprised of wooden and consists of 1 horizontal and three vertical items that share sharp proper angled corners and flat, planar surfaces.

Overhanging and protruding edges means the piece casts angular shadows all through the day.

End of blue sideboard with small shelf above
The sideboard could be accompanied by an identical mini shelf

“The goal was to create a playful, sturdy and sturdy piece of furnishings,” stated the studio.

All Elephant sideboards are painted in a sky blue color and could be simply assembled and brought aside as required. Variations of the sideboard have additionally been made in child pink, accessible upon request.

The sideboard is produced in Sweden as a part of the studio’s Elephant & Co assortment that features Buddy, an identical mini shelf.

Product: Elephant & Co assortment
Designers: Robin Krasse and Jesper Westblom
Model: Westblom Krasse Arkitektkontor
Contact: [email protected]

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