Shanty Cabinet

by BD Barcelona Design

The Shanty Cabinet, designed by Doshi Levien for BD Barcelona Design, is an evocative design inspired by the improvised structures made from corrugated iron or plastic sheets found in shanty towns the world over.  The distinctive shape and colours of the cabinet lend it an industrial air, making it a standout piece in any room, whether it is in a commercial or residential space.

The Shanty cabinet is available in 2 sizes: Large or Small and 2 colour combinations: Summer (multi-coloured) or Winter (grey and white), please make your selection in the options below.  The Large version comes with folding doors and a set of three drawers whilst the Small version comes only with folding doors.

Doshi Levien is a London based design office, established in 2000 by Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levien.  Doshi Levien's work celebrates the hybrid and explores the coming together of cultures, technology, story telling, industrial design and fine craftsmanship.  Doshi Levien collaborates with a broad range of clients, including Moroso, Swarovski, Intel, Camper, Authentics, Cappellini and also BD Barcelona Design.

BD Barcelona Design is a unique brand at the intersection between art and design.  Founded in 1972, Its owners come from an architectural background and have consistently championed beauty over pure functionality.  Its skilled craftsmen in Barcelona create superior quality furniture and objects from design icons such as Antoni Gaudi, Salvador Dali and Ettore Sottsass as well as leading contemporary designers such as Jaime Hayon.

  • Design: Doshi Levien
  • Year: 2014
  • Dimensions: Shanty Large: W 208 x D 53 x H 97 cm, Shanty Small: W 131 x D 53 x H 97 cm
  • Weight: Shanty Large: 154 kg, Shanty Small: 78 kg
  • Material: cabinets and doors made of MDF with a lacquered matte finish joined together using a mechanical fixing system; 8mm painted glass top; octagonal legs made of extruded anodised gold aluminium; structure in tubular steel with welded strips to assemble legs
  • Finishes: available in Summer (multi coloured) or Winter (grey and white) colours
  • Origin: made in Spain
  • Delivery: 4 - 6 weeks 
  • Tech Sheet and other Technical Specifications
  • Refer to the Materials Guide

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