The New/Old Flat-Pack: Knock-Down Wardrobes from Howe London

The New/Old Flat-Pack: Knock-Down Wardrobes from Howe London

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Flat-pack furnishings could look like a brand new invention, borne from the modern-day realities of small flats and frequent strikes—however depart it to Howe London to, effectively, dismantle that assumption.

Take-apart furnishings, the antiques retailer and bespoke furnishings makers level out, has roots in outdated French design and transportable marketing campaign furnishings. And Howe London’s personal tackle the custom, the Knock-Down Wardrobe, is designed, they are saying, “to simply dismantle or ‘knock-down’ in the identical sensible approach the French conceived their ‘armoires’ within the 18th and nineteenth [centuries] and paying homage to army marketing campaign furnishings supposed to uphold a level of dwelling consolation for officers touring overseas.”

With time-tested building and nods to outdated design, the Knock-Down Wardrobe is effectively primed to suit with the practicalities of up to date life (small doorways, for instance). Have a look.

Above: The Knock-Down Wardrobe is handmade in Douglas fir, with Shaker paneled doorways and sides. It’s at the moment in inventory in marigold yellow and olive-y inexperienced, although it may be customized made in all types of measurements and hues.

the wardrobe in white.
Above: The wardrobe in white. “The panels are held collectively merely and securely with beech pegs, which may be eliminated in order that the wardrobe simply dismantles and may be ‘flat-packed’ so as to match by way of slim areas, up windy stairs with ease, and transported at much less expense,” based on Howe London.
the wardrobe makes an excellent linen closet and can be fitted with adjustable  11
Above: The wardrobe makes a superb linen closet and may be fitted with adjustable rails or cabinets.

Above L: A element of the joinery. Above R: The wardrobe options hand-forged lift-off hinges and locks, or the choice for a hid hinge as a substitute.
the wardrobe starts at £8,910; see how it can be put together here. 14
Above: The wardrobe begins at £8,910; see how it may be put collectively right here.

And for extra (trendy) flat-pack choices, see:

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