Stay away from all too standard storage options and browse the Clippings catalogue to find cabinets and sideboards with an edge. Here are our picks to kick off your research, including storage units featuring intricate rattan webbing, perforated metal doors and carved wood.
Defined by clean lines and a minimalist, the Lochness Sideboard, designed by Piero Lissoni, features two hinged leaf doors, hiding multiple shelves and two drawers. The tall sideboard, which is produced by Cappellini in Italy, is available with a matt lacquered finish or in natural oak, wengé-stained or black-stained oak, natural Santos, and Canaletto black walnut.
The Perf Sideboard by Diesel Living for Moroso clashes the ruggedness of industrial cabinetry with elegant details and unique finishes. The lightweight, but sturdy, construction combines perforated panel doors with double walled sheet metal shell construction. Finishes included doors in shiny and aged copper booth set in a textured black shell. Softened by the internal wood shelving and highlighted with optional contrast handles in the signature Diesel red.
Growing up between Paris and Stockholm, designer Mathieu Gustafsson brought both of these influences together to create the Air Sideboard. The aesthetic is informed by the woven cane chairs that line French bistros and the classic Palmgrens rattan bags worn by stylish Swedes in the 50s. Initially available in black and natural, the collection, which is produced by Design House Stockholm, also includes a gleaming red finish.
Made entirely from solid oak using traditional joinery methods, the Scarpa Sideboard by Portuguese manufacturer Wewood has two drawers and four compartments. Its doors are decorated with carefully placed wood elements, creating a textured pattern of hexagons.
Designer Alain van Havre played with asymmetric angles to compose a multidimensional front for the Stairs Sideboard. Belgian brand Ethnicraft manufactures the piece using solid oak for the corpus resting on a metal frame. It's also available in a shorter version with just three doors.