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UTOPIA’s Bamboo Fibonacci Cabinet Brings the Golden Ratio Into Your Home
Posted By Morgana Matus On October 22, 2012 @ 5:10 pm In carousel showcase,Design,Gallery,Green Furniture,Green Interiors,Transforming Furniture | No Comments
The Fibonacci sequence  occurs frequently in nature – from the structure of a nautilus shell to the scales of a pine cone or center of a sunflower . Now Italian design studio UTOPIA  has created a bamboo Fibonacci Cabinet that allows you to bring the genius of the universe into your home! Inspired by a traditional Chinese medicine cabinet, the system consists of seven separate units that combine to form the Golden Ratio (and a beautiful piece of furniture).
The aptly-named UTOPIA  design studio has harnessed the wisdom of nature to build a modern, elegant cabinet. Constructed from eco-friendly bamboo , the Fibonacci Cabinet  takes its dimensions from the Golden Ratio . Each of the seven drawers is a different size that conforms to the mathematical series. They can be removed independently from their partners, letting the owner use the elements individually or as a complete set. Chinese-style legs support the puzzling piece of furniture, and the stand can be separately used to create a table. The Fibonacci Cabinet is available for sale through the company’s website with price provided upon inquiry.
Via Gizmodo 
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URLs in this post:
 Fibonacci sequence: http://inhabitat.com/13-year-old-makes-solar-power-breakthrough-by-harnessing-the-fibonacci-sequence/
 sunflower: http://inhabitat.com/university-of-wisconsin-madison-take-inspiration-from-sunflowers-for-solar-tracking-system/
 UTOPIA: http://www.utopiadesign.cn/en/index.html
 bamboo: http://inhabitat.com/tag/bamboo/
 Fibonacci Cabinet: http://www.utopiadesign.cn/en/FibonacciCabinet.html
 Golden Ratio: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golden_ratio
 Gizmodo: http://gizmodo.com/5953532/this-mathematical-cabinet-brings-fibonacci-to-your-living-room
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