At IMM 2010, Arco launched the Scene cabinet series: a light and open cabinet system that consists of horizontal frames and insert units that ‘divide, support and define character’. The insert units can be positioned as required which allows for endless compositions and makes it possible to create a unique functional piece of furniture for any situation. Arco reveals the expansions to this series: based on the same principle, free-standing cabinet combinations are now also possible.
The basic system consists of rectangular open casing and shelves in wood or lacquer. Separate units inserted between these elements can serve as a divider, a support or a visual feature. Some of these separate units are open, come in a variety of widths and depths, and are available in lacquered metal in a (keynote) colour of the customer's choice. Other larger units made of wood are closed and come with a door, a flap or drawers. These three basic components, each with its own specific function, can be combined in all kinds of ways. So anyone can design a unique piece of furniture that has precisely the right compartments for their collection of CDs, books, equipment, magazines and ornaments. Equipment cables are neatly concealed in the covered cable duct at the back of the cabinet.
Dick Spierenburg has been working as a product designer for Dutch and Italian furniture and lighting manufacturers for a long time. He also specialises in architectural design and designs interiors and presentation concepts. Having been involved in a fruitful collaboration with his colleague Karel Boonzaaijer for eight years, last year Spierenburg began working on his own again for clients such as the IMM Furniture Fair in Cologne. He designed the new Pure Village concept for the fair, which will be launched this year.
Product information (w x h x d cm):
Material: oak veneer or lacquered wood (in many colours)
Frames: 126/ 189/ 252 x 38,6 x 39 cm
Shelf: 126/ 189/ 252 x 1.8 x 24.5 cm
Open insert unit, in lacquered metal: 14/ 24 x 35 x 24 cm; 14/ 24 x 35 x 30 cm
Insert units in lacquered wood with a flap, door or drawers: 56 x 35 x 41 cm
Product group: Storage / Shelving Side boards closed base open base free standing wall standing wall mounted with front in engineered wood with body in steel with body in engineered wood with base in steel with base in engineered wood with four-leg base
Designer: Dick Spierenburg
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