Three black metal coat stands by Schönbuch

Sumi coat stands by Nichetto Studio for Schönbuch

Dezeen Showroom: German brand Schönbuch has launched Sumi, a range of modular coat stands with hooks that Nichetto Studio has designed to resemble tree branches.

Sumi is a versatile storage solution suited to homes and public spaces such as waiting rooms, restaurants and hotels.

Its modular components can be combined to create free-standing or wall-mounted coat stands or to create more statement units that run from floor to ceiling.

A black circular coat stand
Schönbuch has launched a range of modular coat stands

"I wanted to create something for an entrance area that can be adapted to suit different architectural situations," explained Luca Nichetto, founder of Nichetto Studio.

"This gave rise to the idea of a modular system that can be configured and used flexibly. The inspiration for Sumi came from nature."

Branch-like hooks on a black coat stand
They are designed by Nichetto Studio to evoke trees

Sumi's modular components are designed to evoke tree branches and are made from metal with a finely textured, black powder coating.

According to Nichetto, the modules can be combined to form screens that mimic trees in a forest, "bringing the outdoors in and integrating it functionally into the space".

A floor-to-ceiling coat stand with a mirror and shelf
The stands can be combined with shelves and mirrors

Sumi coat stands can be fitted with accessories including mirrors and shelving, which are designed to easily attach to the coat hooks.

The mirrors are made in circular and oval shapes with a black lacquer edge while the shelves are available in solid oak with an oiled, natural or black lacquer finish.

Product: Sumi
Designer: Nichetto Studio
Brand: Schönbuch
Contact: info@schoenbuch.com

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The base of a black metal coat stand
A coat stand with a circular mirror
A circular coat stand with branch-like hooks
A floor-to-ceiling coat stand with branch-like hooks
A wall-mounted coat stand with branch-like hooks
Three black Sumi coat stands by Schönbuch
Branch-like coat hooks