Perforated Metal: Contract Trend

Perforated Metal: Contract Trend

Perforated metal emerged as a key trend at trade shows last year, especially in the case goods category. Decorative, functional and highly durable, perforated metal makes a sensible and stylish addition to the office space.


Perforated Metal_Contract Trend_Locker cabinet_Magnus Pettersen_1

The Locker cabinet is part of a series by Norwegian designer Magnus Pettersen made from blackened ash and anodized aluminum. Pettersen’s design fuses together the look of industrial metal lockers, details from decadent antique furniture and mid-century proportions.

Perforated Metal_Contract Trend_Normann Copenhagen_Kabino_1

Normann Copenhagen’s Kabino cabinet features a pair of matt lacquered aluminum doors that sit within its ash frame.Kabino is also suitable to be used as a TV cabinet due to the built-in cable outlet and the perforated holes, which make it possible to use a remote control even when the doors are closed.

Perforated Metal_Contract Trend_3plus_Collection_Oskar Zieta

Oskar Zieta‘s 3+ collection is made from plates of white, black or grey powder-coated steel or raw galvanized steel. Perfect for use in the office, the plates can be used horizontally as office desks and tables, or vertically for displays and shelving systems or as magnetic boards.

Perforated Metal_Contract Trend_Jesse Visser_metal Harold cabinet_2

Presented in Milan last year, Jesse Visser’s metal Harold cabinet can be used as a wardrobe or as storage in the office. The perforations in the layered metal create an interesting Moir© effect while revealing the outline of the contents within.


Perforated Metal_Contract Trend_Dang Media Stand by Blu Dot

The perforated steel doors of the Dang Media Stand by Blu Dot allows use of remotes without spoiling the view. Available in tasteful grey or white, the painted ash frame cabinet sits on a powder-coated steel base while a pair of neat brass handles adorn the front.

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