Designed by Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec. Corniches arose from the need for small storage spaces to spontaneously keep items.
“The same way that we hang our belongings on a rock jutting from a cliff before ping into the sea, we need small, informal storage in everyday life too”, explains Ronan Bouroullec.
And this is the reason that Corniches are neither regular shelves nor simple horizontal surfaces, but rather inpidual, 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.
Available in 3 sizes and 6 colours - white, black, Japanese red, dark grey, khaki and orange.
Shell: ASA plastic, high gloss surface
Wall bracket: polyamide
Small: W 21cm × D 14.4 cm × H 14.4cm
Medium: W 35.2 cm × D 14.8 cm × H 8.8 cm
Large: W 45.5 cm × D 21.9 cm × H 8.6 cm
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Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec
Ronan (born 1971) and Erwan Bouroullec (born 1976) are brothers and designers based in Paris and have been working together since 1998.
Ronan is a graduate of the École Supérieure Des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and Erwan attended the École Nationale Supérieure Des Arts in Cergy before starting their own studio.
Together Ronan and Erwan Bouroullec have transformed the design industry and offered new perspectives of materiality and purpose.
The duos designs' are part of select international museums’ permanent collections such as the Musée National d’Art Moderne – Centre Pompidou and the Musée des Arts Décoratifs in Paris, the Museum of Modern Art in New York, the Art Institute of Chicago, the Design Museum in London, and the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam.