Our favourite 'free-range' designer Ryan Frank has been honoured with a special invitation to this year's Salone del Mobile in Milan. The world famous gallery Post Design, which has exhibited luminaries such as Ettore Sottsass and Ron Arad, has commissioned Frank to create a piece of furniture for the fair in April. Frank's response is Zig (pictured above). This funky modular shelving unit is made from solid bamboo, stained with natural colour, and has large castor wheels to make it easily mobile. The image above shows four units linked together to create a continuous storage system. Click over the fold to see a single Zig. We think it's fantastic that a gallery, with a design heritage as rich as the Memphis brand, is choosing to commission contemporary designers, like Ryan Frank, who push eco-design in new and exciting directions.
:: Ryan Frank
:: Post Design
Salone di Milano: April 16-21, 2008
Galleria Post Design: Via della Moscova 27, 20121, Milan