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Luc 160 Cabinet
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Broberg & Ridderstråle & Asplund
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Drawers: White Lacquered Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Drawers: White Lacquered Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
Drawers: Black Walnut Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Drawers: Black Walnut Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
Drawers: White Stained Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Drawers: White Stained Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
Doors: White Lacquered Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Doors: White Lacquered Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
Doors: Black Walnut Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Doors: Black Walnut Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
Doors: White Stained Oak + Glass Top: $5,585
Doors: White Stained Oak + Carrara Marble Top: $6,045
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DESCRIPTION

Asplund of Sweden’s Luc 160 Cabinet is the midsize version of this strikingly minimal cabinet series from designers Mats Broberg and Johan Ridderstråle. Offered with either 2-drawer storage or double compartments with a shelf behind 4 doors. Further versatility comes with choice of a clear glass shadow-box top with a shallow shelf below to display curios and collectibles or a solidly luxurious sheath of Carrara marble. Carefully chosen oak in 3 finish variations with the accent of a lacquered metal base in a range of colors.

SPECIFICATIONS
SIZE
  • 27.5" h x 63" w x 16.5" d (70x160x42cm)
DETAILS
  • Frame available in the following colors: Anthracite, White, Deep Blue, Petroleum, Orange, Storm Grey, Oxid, Nordic Blue, Green Khaki, Taupe
  • Note that the cabinet with glass top has an additional shelf approx. 2.75" below top.
  • Please contact us for more information.
MATERIAL
  • MDF, oak veneer, glass or marble
PACKAGING
  • Branded box
SHIPPING INFO
ABOUT THE DESIGNER: BROBERG & RIDDERSTRÅLE

BROBERG & RIDDERSTRÅL

These “creative collaborators” open a window on their line of thinking while explaining the Tati series for Swedish maker Asplund: “We decided to mix warm and cold material … and the simple expression led to a strict form with a feminine touch.” Designers Johan Ridderstråle and Mats Broberg have been collaborating ever since meeting as students at Konstfack University College of Arts, Crafts and Design almost 10 years ago. Headquartered in Stockholm, their studio mixes an architectural practice with furnishings design. They often draw inspiration from everyday life and filter their work through a lens of rational thinking and a good bit of wit.

Tati, named for the French cinema icon of Mr Hulot’s Holiday, proves Broberg & Ridderstråle doesn’t take itself too seriously (though the design racked up serious recognition as Furniture of the Year when introduced.) Perhaps they share an worldview with the auteur they celebrate: “You should always be open to new ideas, impressions and inspiration, because you never know when you are going to find them.”

 

ABOUT THE BRAND: ASPLUND

ASPLUND

“Small details are more important in simple minimalist design, because you see every line,” says Sandra Adrian Asplund, creative director at the eponymous Stockholm-based furniture brand. The brothers Asplund—Michael, an art dealer, and Thomas, a banker—originally teamed up to open a gallery that treated furnishings as works of fine art. When their vision took off, Sandra joined the team as creative head (and later spouse of Thomas) to develop a collection in a style they dub “Friendly Minimalism” that has grown into an internationally acclaimed design leader.

A warmer take on iconic Swedish minimalism, the Asplund look is similarly grounded in functionality and and hews to an ethos of sustainably. “Natural materials often require a bit of love and care, but in return, they age beautifully and last a lifetime,” says Sandra. Carefully produced in Sweden with environmentally friendly processes and a large measure of hand craftsmanship, Asplund goods are contemporary heirlooms, she says. “Unless every inch is perfect, it is not good enough.”