The juxtaposition between marble and wood in Shkatulka by Lesha Galkin, a product designer based in Saint Petersburg, Russia, is unexpected. Interestingly, the two work together to make the stone more approachable while dressing up the raw wood. Creating a pale and organic organizer for stationery, it has a sculptural aspect that works to enhance the look of a desk space.
Recently shown at the design fair in Milan, Italy, Shkatulka by Lesha Galkin provides specific areas to store particular objects. For instance, a set of marble ridges can be covered in pencils and pens while a sectioned wooden box can hold everything from books to other odds and ends. The name of the collection is inspired by the Russian word for 'casket.'