‘Barbarians’ by the Campana Brothers for Edra

Brazilian designers Fernando and Humberto Campana have designed a range of furniture for Italian brand Edra, including this storage unit entirely concealed by dangling lengths of raffia.

Called ‘Barbarians’, the collection was shown in Milan last  month and features a sofa, table, pendant light, coffee table and cabinet and shelving unit.

They say, “This tribute to the Barbarians refers to the populations who in the early part of the first Century AD, helped to bring down the stultifying empires of the Western world, laying the groundwork for the Europe of today. Pulsing with passion and drive, fresh blood and daring, they ventured forth from the furthest outposts of the known world to occupy the heartland”.

We say, it’s a twenty-first century update on our childhood favourite, the Flinstones…

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