Hose Clip Shelving by Max Frommeld

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Show RCA 2011: this modular shelving unit by Royal College of Art graduate Max Frommeld is held together with clips more commonly found on garden hoses.

Hose Clip Shelving by Max Frommeld

Metal brackets at the corners of each shelf slot into grooves in the round wooden uprights.

Hose Clip Shelving by Max Frommeld

Once tightened, the yellow hose clips hold each one firmly in place.

Hose Clip Shelving by Max Frommeld

Quilted fabric covers can be attached to the shelf edges using magnets concealed in their seams.

Hose Clip Shelving by Max Frommeld

See Frommeld's BA graduation work in our story from 2008. See all our stories about Show RCA 2011 »

Here are some more details from the designer:


Hose clip shelving is a extendible shelving system which consists of three main components: wooden pole, steel bracket and shelf board.

The repetition of those components create a versatile, modular, flat pack shelving unit which introduces standard hose clips to the furniture world.

A magnetic curtain adds a soft element to the structure which allows the user to have closed compartments in a very open storage system.

Material: solid ash, ash veneered ply, steel, hose clips with PP wing nut

  • http://www.niclasandersson.se Niclas Andersson

    Beautiful! I love the combination of wood and that yellow! Great work!

  • http://www.dailygrail.com Red Pill Junkie

    I love good design that is affordable :)

  • armando cornejo

    fresh, clear, great work!!!!!!!

  • Design Critic

    Looks really nice. Great detailing, smart. Though I do not understand the closed aea. I would take that out as it does not contribute to the consept of craftamanship and detailing. But that is just me.