Published on December 16th, 2010 | by Jules Yap


Sci-fi shoe container

Materials: Broder shelf, glulam, angle iron

Description: A place to store and show off shoes. I used Ikea Broder shelves as “hatches”. Frame is made of glulam with angle irons. Hatches open so you can easily pick the right shoes. I used also 12V cold cathode lights to add exitement.

See more of the sci-fi shoe rack and the rest of the apartment.

~ Antti Hakala “drakmin”, Finland


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5 Responses to Sci-fi shoe container

  1. Anonymous says:

    awesome. it’s like a refuge of shoes/animals… trapped in a prison of some sort

  2. tina_6500 says:

    Woohooo – looks like the show rack of the Borg =;-)

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