PIER SYSTEM 101 1 COLUMN / Story
Designed by French designers Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, Pier System is a multifunctional storage system developed to accommodate and adapt to modern lifestyle requirements. Featuring a flat-pack design that is easy to assemble, reconfigure and recycle, the simple construction provides a flexible shelving solution for organising and storing a multitude of items. Constructed from lightweight aluminium and steel using the minimum number of components required to create a complete storage system, Pier System is available in a variety of colours and set configurations that can be combined with each other. Elements that are part of these configurations can be moved around as needed and desired, enabling the user to incorporate work, wardrobe or organisational functions into most rooms and environments, from living rooms and bedrooms to entrance halls and office areas.
Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec the Paris-based design brothers from Brittany have been working together since 1998. Ronan is a graduate of the École Supérieure des Arts Décoratifs in Paris and Erwan attended the École Nationale Supérieure des Arts in Cergy before starting their own studio.They have transformed the design industry and offered new perspectives of materiality and purpose. For HAY, they have designed the Palissade Collection, Copenhague Collection, Can Sofa, Élémentaire Chair, Passerelle Table and Pier System.