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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.