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Stunning Steampunk Office Furniture For Hiding Corporate Secrets

Nika Zupanc makes furniture that perfectly befits the lying, cheating suits of our dystopian future — or, for that matter, the present.

Stunning Steampunk Office Furniture For Hiding Corporate Secrets
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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.)

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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:

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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:

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Chair

Zupanc’s collection is on view at Rossana Orlanda during Milan Design Week, which ends Sunday.

[Images via Designboom]

About the author

Suzanne LaBarre is the editor of Co.Design. Previously, she was the online content director of Popular Science and has written for the New York Times, the New York Observer, Newsday, I.D

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