Door Design Hacks Grant the Structure Passage to Modern Utility

Door Design Hacks Grant the Structure Passage to Modern Utility

When one door closes, a lamp door, storage door, and corner door open in its place

Laura Yan
  • 4 may 2015

To celebrate their 70th anniversary, wood manufacturer Abe Kogyo and artist nendo have designed a series of seven doors that are part innovation, part design, and part utility.

They transformed the basic structure of a simple wooden door into a series of ideas: a door with sliding panels that allows light to filter through, a door that doubles as a shelf and storage. The series fuses technology and expertise from the manufacturer with the clever, elegant designs of the artist.

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