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Rail Desk by Keiji Ashizawa for MENU

DESIGNER:

Keiji Ashizawa

PHOTO:

MENU

YEAR:

2020

PRODUCTION:

MENU – Denmark

Japan

Introducing Rail Desk, designed for MENU by the Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa. The oak and steel wallmounted design explores the way in which we use space and how design elements can be adapted to serve different functions.
Japanese designer Keiji Ashizawa explored the way we use space and how design elements can be adapted to serve different functions when creating the Rail Desk for MENU.

Introducing Rail Desk. The neat, precision-made design is crafted from oak and steel to convey a sense of serene practicality.
“Neat. Serene. Practical. This small desk has multiple functions; as a little library or workspace, or as additional counter space,” says designer Keiji Ashizawa on the Rail Desk from MENU.
The Rail Desk fits into any space and the combination of tactile wood and lightweight steel create an expression of minimal beauty.
With multiple functions – as a desk, counter or shelf to store books, hung at any height you choose – the Rail Desk lends itself to almost any setting and fits neatly into rooms where space is at a premium.
The minimalist steel bracket of the Rail Desk is inspired by the handrail of a staircase. The oak platform – ideal as a writing bureau or bookshelf – provides a tactile contrast.

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