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Pointed Puzzling Bars

The Q.Bist Bar Opens Up to Reveal a Sharp and Adaptable Design

— October 29, 2013 — Art & Design
It's impossible to ignore the aesthetic sharpness of the Q.Bist Bar, but would you believe that it can also take on a modest and minimalist appearance as well? If you've first observed the Corian and metal piece when opened up, you probably won't have guessed that it could embody such a split personality.

The StudioArka design from Opinion Ciatti begins with a white rectangular prism that has subtly visible seams on its sides that are actually silver hinges. Grip the edges of the illusory block and gently pull it apart; this will reveal a series of connected triangular compartments of the Q.Bist Bar that open up as shelves, bins and cubbies for the storage of wineglasses and bottles of alcohol.
Trend Themes
1. Adaptable Furniture - The trend of adaptable furniture offers opportunities for creating multi-functional pieces that can transform to meet different needs.
2. Discrete Design - The trend of discrete design allows for furniture that appears minimalist and unobtrusive, while offering hidden functionality and surprise elements.
3. Modular Storage - The trend of modular storage provides innovative solutions for organizing and storing items in a customizable and space-efficient manner.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture Design - The furniture design industry can explore disruptive innovation opportunities by creating adaptable pieces that can transform and surprise users.
2. Interior Design - The interior design industry can utilize the trend of discrete design to incorporate furniture with hidden functionality, adding an element of surprise and intrigue to spaces.
3. Home Organization - The home organization industry can leverage the trend of modular storage to develop innovative storage solutions that offer customizable and space-efficient options for homeowners.
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