Invader Storage System by Maria Bruun
by Harry / April 11, 2012


A modular storage system is reminiscent of the low-resolution aliens in the popular Space Invaders video game.



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Invader consists of a series of maple wood and steel modules that fit into each other.


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Says Bruun, "When using them separately, each module has a wonderful character to it and is somewhat a statement piece for your living room."


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The focus is on maximum flexibility for the user. "Its modular flexibility, and construction on wheels creates a multiple of spatial solutions, and fills the need for both hidden and open storage."


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"The light long-legged aesthetic makes us question gravity and strength of the wooden legs, but a metal core in the construction provides maximal strength and allows the clean and simple, almost rigorous character of the furniture to stand out."


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There are three sizes and three basic functions for the stackable modules; drawer, cabinet, and surface. "A cabinet or drawer where we can hide the things that we do not want the world to see and a surface where we can stage the objects and stories we want the world to see."


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"The piece is inspired by its users needs and ways of living."


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"How we tell stories and stage our life and identity though our storage and collected objects. The project revolves around individual ways of living, collecting and creating what constitutes 'home'.

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