Doshi Levien is an internationally acclaimed design studio founded by designers Nipa Doshi and Jonathan Levie. They have conceived Shanty – a set of storage cabinets that resemble the improvised dwellings fundamentally found in developing countries across the globe.
Storage units for BD Barcelona feature monochromatic or colorful corrugated patchworks on their façades, disguising rationally and carefully considered volumes within for hiding belongings.
‘Shanty’ derives its name and appearance from the improvised dwellings found primarily in developing countries.
Nipa and Jonathan bring together many worlds in their work. Nipa’s approach is rooted in her plural upbringing and astute eye for visual culture. Jonathan’s approach is rooted in industrial precision, combined with the sensuality of a makers hand and deep understanding of materials.