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Magnetic Furniture Snaps Together For Easily Assembly [Pics]

Flat-pack pieces that are even easier to assemble than those from IKEA.

Ross Brooks
Ross Brooks on December 18, 2013. @greenidealism

Flat-pack furniture is already fairly straightforward to assemble, but thanks to Benjamin Vermeulen, it just got even easier. His range of Magnetic Assisted Geometry (MAG) furniture uses powerful magnets to snap itself together – which means no more fiddling with screws and allen keys to get the job done.

“Shipping furniture unassembled is more economical and more environmentally friendly, but flat-packed furniture is often made from low-grade material and its assembly is far from straightforward,” said Vermeulen. The MAG furniture is also ideal for those who tend to move around a lot, as it can be assembled and disassembled many times over without losing its initial structural integrity.

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Just like other flat-pack pieces, certain components such as the number of shelves in your closet can be configured. Replacing parts is effortless as well, just snap off the damaged piece and replace it with another.

Vermeulen designed the collection for his graduation from the Design Academy Eindhoven and presented it during Dutch Design Week.

Benjamin Vermeulen

Source: Dezeen

Images: Benjamin Vermeulen

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Ross is a freelance writer who specializes in topics about the environment, architecture, art, design and creative tech. He is passionate about making a difference with his writing, whether that’s to encourage social change, promote a great idea, or just share a little bit of beauty with the world. You can also find his work on Inhabitat and Techly.com.au.

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