Corners by Nendo
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Corners is a minimalist design created by Tokyo-based design firm Nendo for Moroso. The designers realized that placement of furniture on the corner of a room can sometimes produce calming effects. Likewise, there are areas in a room that feel just right for the placement of a book, or a mobile phone, or even one’s keys.


This design takes inspiration from these “corners of space,” and consists of a three-sided cube box that can be joined in various directions. The designers describe how a cube such as Corners reassures placement of valuable items in comparison to a flat surface or a tray.

The box is designed so that it can be configured to suit the users’ needs. The stacking of various sized cubes not only serves a functional purpose, but an aesthetic one as well, allowing the user to create interesting patterns and combinations. Its compact size also ensures a comfortable fit beside the bed or sofa, or lined up against a wall.








Photos by Akihiro Yoshida.

Leo Lei translates his passion for minimalism into his daily-updated blog Leibal. In addition, you can find uniquely designed minimalist objects and furniture at the Leibal Store.