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3 awesome shelving systems that should be in your home

Modular shelving systems can be configured in many different ways, making them great for today’s modern homes. Find out how you can WIN one!

Text by Janice Seow

Perhaps it’s the rise of compact homes or the increasing demand for personalised designs, but the customisable nature of modular shelving systems with the ability to conform to different spaces and needs have seen them gain in popularity in recent years. Here are three that should be on your shopping list.

*Read and win: Danish Design is giving away 3 sets of String Pockets worth S$280 each. To win, 1) leave a comment on our Facebook page telling us why you’d love to have the product in your home, 2) share the post, 3) like Danish Design’s Facebook page.

#1 The String System

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Designed by highly-respected Swedish architect Nils Strinning, the renowned String System has received a total of 15 international awards since its debut in 1949. This modular shelving furniture is just as relevant today as when it first appeared on the scene 70 years ago.

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String is an elegant and minimalist modular system with classic wire panels that offer almost unlimited combinations, and is easy to assemble and install. It includes components that allow you to integrate shelves, work desks, cabinets, display cupboards, and drawers into your storage solutions. True to its customisable nature, the String System comes in a wide range of colours and materials, allowing you to build your own personal design, based on standard widths of 60cm and 80cm, and depths of 20cm and 30cm.

String Pocket

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The compact version of the String System, String Pocket is a complete shelving system with two metal side panels and three shelves. Need more shelf room? That’s easy! You can choose to add more String Pocket sets to build multiple shelving sections, as you need. String Pocket comes in 13 colour combinations, and in materials ranging from various wood to lacquered metal.

To make the whole process an absolute breeze, the String configurator allows you to design your own String, and get prices based on what you’ve created. You can save a copy for yourself, and bring it along with you when you visit Danish Design. Those who wish to make an online purchase simply need to drop an email with a copy of their design.

Available at Danish Design

#2 The Montana Modular Storage System

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Danish furniture company Montana is well known for its colourful range of storage solutions that provide a multitude of ways for you to organise your space and give it your own unique personality.

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Montana Modular Storage Systems come in different sizes and colours, allowing you to determine the height and width of your desired storage, and whether you prefer it free-standing or up against the wall. To personalise your design further, the Montana catalogue carries a vast array of shelving, door, drawer, tray and lighting options; you can also opt to mount the units on a base, legs, casters, plinth with casters or on the wall. There are a total of 36 basic modules, 42 water-based lacquer colours and 3 veneers to choose from.

Available at Danish Design

#3 The dk3 Royal System

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The Royal System is one of the most recognised Danish furniture sucesses in history, and for good reason. Designed in 1948 by legendary Danish designer and manufacturer Poul Cadovius, this iconic shelving system – which consists of wall-mounted wooden rails, shelves with hangers in brass or stainless steel, and various modules such as cabinets, drawers and desks – can be customised in a host of different combinations to suit a myriad living situations. In fact, Cadovius claimed that the original system had a whopping 16 million combination possibilities.

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dk3 relaunched the Royal System in 2010 with the introduction of new wood types. The system remains a timeless classic, with its space-saving, flexible design particularly suited for today’s modern homes.

Available at Danish Design

Participate in our contest and stand the chance to win a String Pocket worth S$280. The contest runs on Lookbox Living’s Facebook page till 14 May 2019




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