Some 400 individually movable keels construct a flexible skin on the Samurai Cabinet by Sebastian Errazuriz.
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Details: The black lacquered maple keels allow the contents of the Samurai Cabinet to be accessed from any angle. The small spear shaped pieces allow the shape of the cabinet to shift and change depending on the positions in which they are arranged.
Cleverly counterbalanced on a pivoting point, each spear instantly flips open by simply sliding a finger down its side.
"This small technical detail evidences [my] passion for completely developing unique ideas from the conception to the last screw or joinery." says Errazuriz.
"The cabinet's sculptural presence reminds us of an armor spiked up ready to protect the valuable belongings it's owner might decide to place in its interior."