Wine Rack System

ASSIGNMENT: Modular wine rack

CHALLENGE: To create system that allows infinite expansion possibilities satisfying the average wine consumer to the serious collector.

SOLUTION: Bees and wine don't have much in common other than the occasional "hint of honey" comment in reference to a wine's characteristics, and of course there would not be any wine if it were not for bees. But the connection I am getting to is that this projects is a storage system and bees have evolved the most efficient storage system known.

The honey metaphor also influenced what the wine rack is made of and how we designed each hexagonal unit. A translucent plastic material was selected for its light refraction qualities and for the way it allowed us to create a form that flows smoothly from front to back with a cradle for the bottle in between. A clip holds the the units together and makes possible configurations from three to ...

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