design Julie Mathias in collaboration with Michael Cross
According to the designers, the piece is a response to the flooded, jungley environment they were suddenly thrown into when they went to work in Sri Lanka, and the culture shock they experienced. They wanted to take something of the feeling of the flooded environment home, a seed of the jungle to plant in your house which might invade it and take over. They took the image of partially submerged trees and translated it into shelves that have both the qualities of the overgrown lake that surrounded them and the quietness of European furniture.

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Lununganga shelves

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