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The shelving unit, presented at the 2015 London Design Festival, is made of carbon fiber and can stretch to provide space for any number of books, picture frames and decorative objects. Named Nest, the design references the famous Russian matryoshka nesting doll.

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The structure can be transformed and configured to double and triple the amount of shelves by pulling them by the sides like an accordion. Thanks to the carbon fiber reinforcement, the surfaces are extremely light and strong. Fully extended, the structure is 4.25 feet wide. It will be displayed at Somerset House during the Ten Designers In The West Wing Exhibition taking place at the London Design Festival’s Somerset House until September 27.

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Via FastCo.Design