The French retailer of top-end furniture and accessories, Roche Bobois recently opened its first Gallery, in Monaco. Conceived as an exhibition space, the 150-square-meter La Galerie Roche Bobo is designed with the aim to showcase a selection of the brand’s most creative furniture pieces, lighting and decorative objects, as well as exclusive collections by Jean Nouvel, Ora Ito, Christophe Delcourt and Hans Hopfer. The main attraction at the exhibition was Zephyrus sideboard designed by Giacomo Garziano/GG-loop. Its name and design are inspired by a giant butterfly from America, and it is the first modular furniture piece designed by the company.
Made of lacquered MDF, this modular sideboard has two lift-up doors resembling butterfly wings and five slide-out drawers to store different kinds of essentials. It geometric body consists of seven hexagonal prisms from which three make the core. With simple rotations of modules around the core, users can transform the furniture piece according to personal desires. This transforming sideboard doesn’t have a front and back, but rather it has two front sides that can be rearranged, extended or reduced to match different needs.
Sideboards are useful when you need to add functional and stylish storage space to your home. They are mostly used in dining rooms to declutter dining accessories, however, the Zephyrus sideboard with unique sculptural appearance is ideal for using at other spaces in a home. Whether you place it in a living room or bedroom, it will be useful to store your important things while still making a chic décor statement.
Available in Saphir blue, the Zephyrus sideboard is produced in limited edition of fifty-five pieces including the designer’s original prototype.