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3 see-through designs to get now

Light and breezy like it’s not even there. It’s time to break away from the monotony of solids and pepper your home with transparent or translucent furniture and accessories.

Text by Aditi Gaitonde Fernandes

#1 Moebe frames from Actus Häuse

The Moebe frames are a work of art. Made of transparent acrylic, these Danish frames are reduced to the core form of photo frames to draw attention to its centrepiece. They can be easily assembled and disassembled and can hold photographs as well as pressed leaves and flowers. A stunning addition to any home.

Actus Häuse

 

#2 Ghost Buster from Kartell

A cousin to the iconic Ghost chair, this nightstand or side table by Philippe Starck with Eugeni Quitllet for Kartell is a looker. The Ghost Buster is a translucent object injected with colour, and boasts storage space as well as a sturdy tabletop.

Kartell is available at Space Furniture

 

#3 Ex-Libris cabinet from Porro

Have a collection of books, souvenirs and other prized possessions that deserve a place of pride? Homeowners will love this visually light and reflective display unit designed by Italian architect and designer Piero Lissoni. Ex-Libris cabinet by Porro is a self-standing structure made of black painted metal uprights, melamine base, and carbon oak top. The side panels are in transparent or smoke glass, and shelves in the extra-light transparent glass which makes objects look like they are floating in the air. This is an ideal furniture piece to informally divide spaces in an open-plan home as well as display precious possessions in a formal layout.

Porro is available at Dream

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



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