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Florence Shelf
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New Works & Knut Bendik Humlevik & Josefine Hedemann
Select a Florence
Medium - Raw Gold + Clear Glass: $1,170
Medium - Iron Black + Smoked Glass: $1,170
Large - Raw Gold + Clear Glass: $1,550
Large - Iron Black + Smoked Glass: $1,550
$1,170 - $1,550
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DESCRIPTION

A delicate balance. Objects and collectibles cleanly stand out on the Florence Shelf, appearing to float on clear glass shelving. Graphic clarity comes from the supporting linear metal framework in the gallery-like unit from Copenhagen's New Works. Designers Knut Bendik Humlevik and Josefine Hedemann also bring a welcome tactile quality in the choice of either black iron or raw gold finishes. In medium or large sizes, each a unique composition of visual equilibrium.

SPECIFICATIONS
SIZE
  • Medium: 47.25" h x 29.25" w x 17.25" d (120x74x44cm)
  • Large: 70.75" h x 29.25" w x 17.25" d (180x74x44cm)
MATERIAL
  • Powder coated steel, tempered glass
PACKAGING
  • Branded box
SHIPPING INFO
ABOUT THE BRAND: NEW WORKS

NEW WORKS

“I come from an architectural education,” says Knut Benedik Humlevik, creative director of New Works. "It's a field that has taught me a lot about how to attack and work with a concept.” The Copenhagen-based design house melds a boldly sensual approach with the vaunted legacy of Scandinavian design. “One cannot deny that a lot of inspiration comes from the furniture ‘heroes’ of the past centuries,” says Humlevik. Not to mention “how their influence is applied in works of other designers in our time.”

New Works was launched with a series of sculptural objects grounded in 4 core values—Natural, Experimental, Rough, and Craftsmanship. With an emphasis on materials including concrete, marble, mirror and tactile metals like rough copper and oxidized aluminum, the collection has quickly expanded to a full range of furnishings that still push at the boundaries where art meets design. As a noted product designer himself and now directing the New Works stable of collaborating designers, Humlevik says, “It’s surprising where I find inspiration; it can come from very small things that have lots of character.”