The suite of chairs, a table, a lamp, and a cabinet you see here is stylish office furniture for the design-minded corporate lawyer who has something to hide, which is to say, oh, every corporate lawyer. Kidding! (But not really.)
Designed by Slovenia’s Nika Zupanc, the so-called Selfdiscipline series features built-in storage that can disappear in an instant beneath the edifice of a tres-hip, steampunk aesthetic (brass organ grinder levers and all).
Take the table, whose file shelf expands and contracts, like an accordion, when you crank the handle. Now you see it:
Now you don’t! It’s the perfect place for our corporate defenders to stash their souls.
The chairs meanwhile, don’t necessarily hide anything but they’re utterly gorgeous, with a charming little crank lever for adjusting their height:
Zupanc’s collection is on view at Rossana Orlanda during Milan Design Week, which ends Sunday.
[Images via Designboom]