For A + A Cooren, creating a good product requires a team effort in understanding between the manufacturer/ craftsman and designers, supported by high standards in terms of performance. All of that can be witnessed in the last product the french-japanese studio added to their portfolio. A beautiful navy blue cabinet has been in the top design news and here’s why. Basically because I’m in love with Diogo Patrício

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A + A Cooren took a 2014 chalet renovation as a perfect opportunity to expand their furniture portfolio. The ‘cabinet of curiosities’ design is a blue-painted metal and wood storage and display unit that offers open and closed displays through its clever construction.

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Commissioned by artist-collector clients, the cabinet provides a unique location to exhibit their diverse findings.

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The deep blue accents meet wooden tones in this one-off storage and display unit making it a simple, modern furtniture design piece.

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Sliding drawers in a metal structure optimize de space and give the overall design a simple approach.

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A + A Cooren is a French-Japanese design studio based in Paris, formed by the pair Aki and Arnaud Cooren. The studio started by drwing lighting but in recent years, they also merged into furniture and interior design. Characterized by a sober and poetic design whose roots are from a subtle blend of Japanese and Nordic inspirations, the studio seeks in each of its projects, to reintegrate nature into everyday objects, as well as in interior architecture.

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