Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet
into a letter holder

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Maison&Objet 2014: British designer Sebastian Bergne has created a letter stand from a folded sheet of metal to keep post and stationery tidied away.

Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet into Post Point letter holder

Sebastian Bergne's Post Point letter holder for French brand L'Atelier d'exercises is bent from a single piece of steel painted white.

Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet into Post Point letter holder

The steel sheet is folded in four places to create a niche for resting new envelopes, important post or mail that needs to be sent, and a smaller raised dent for holding pens.

Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet into Post Point letter holder

"A home for your letter writing paraphernalia or a stand for your incoming or outgoing mail, Post Point accommodates envelopes, cards and pens," said Bergne.

Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet into Post Point letter holder

The shape narrows diagonally after each crease in the material to look like the back of an envelope. A small magnet holds stamps in place.

Sebastian Bergne folds metal sheet into Post Point letter holder

The letter holder can be hooked onto the wall using a hole in the back or simply rested on a flat surface. Post Point is on show at this year's Maison&Objet trade fair outside Paris, which concludes tomorrow.

  • Jeroen van Lith

    What are letters?

  • Adam

    Looks a lot like C6 letter rack from By: (www.byshop.co)

    • amsam

      Exactly that with an extra fold.

  • Robert

    And I had an egg for breakfast.

  • Sepp

    INCREDIBLE! Awesome! Worth mentioning?

  • Alun

    One photo would have been enough.

  • Trent

    Florals? For spring? Ground breaking.

  • david

    This solution is made for a pre-internet problem. Now it just reads as nostalgic.

  • Chris MacDonald

    Who couldn’t do this?

  • Hannah Macca

    Beautiful, great idea!! But so much design assumes that the user is capable of putting things back in the same place, where it belongs. I couldn’t bare cutting out the sticker stamps and popping them under the magnet, if I caught myself doing it, I’d know I’m really avoiding something.

  • Stephen
    • Thomas Howlett

      Exactly.

    • amsam

      Nah, to my eye quite a different aesthetic to that prime-colour Bauhaus stuff.

  • kamnn

    That’s nice, but does it deserve an idvidual article? I think not. You should start making an article for 3-4 products.