ISSUE 3  |  Paints & Patterns

Giant Storage Baskets with a Dose of Color

January 24, 2014 4:00 PM

BY Alexa Hotz

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A set of brightly colored wire baskets has us asking ourselves: is there anything better than a giant catchall?

The baskets are by Gaurav Nanda of LA design studio, Bend Goods, the same studio responsible for one of our favorite wire chairs and a set of animal-friendly trophy heads. Nanda, a former car designer, and his team hand bend iron wire into each structure before the wire is sandblasted, primed in an anti-rust zinc formula, and finished with colorful powder coating.

Above: Each basket is available in a tall (18 by 10.5 inches) and wide size (22 by 6 inches). The Oversized Baskets are $250 each from A+R Store in LA; shown here in bright red.

Above: An added benefit of investing in a basket from Bend Goods is the knowledge that each piece is made in Los Angeles and its materials can be repeatedly recycled down.

Above: The lemon yellow Oversized Basket in a wide size fits nicely on open shelving in the kitchen.

For more on the designers visit Bend Goods directly and see our previous post on their chairs, Bertoia-Inspired Seating, by Way of LA.