Brick and Beam is a sideboard designed for the grand living room in a private residence in central London. The piece mirrors original decorative granite and marble elements found throughout the Georgian building.
In the improvised homes in Amsterdam where I grew up, shelves were often constructed using nothing else then some bricks and planks. In the search for a contemporary and less crude ‘brick,’ we found an abundance of granite and marble offcuts. These pieces that we too small for your standard countertop were bought and processed by a CNC water jet cutter. The clever triangular design locks the three-meter long extruded aluminum tubes and bricks together.