Based in Småland, Sweden, Essem Design makes products to solve your storage woes without sacrificing style. Their offering includes 1930s-style hat racks, benches, shoe racks, wall hooks, and more. Here’s a look at some of our favorite designs.
Above: The Oak Train Rack is currently on sale for $159.20 (down from $199) at Rejuvenation.
Above: The Classic Hat Rack was originally designed by Gunnar Bolin in the 1950s; prices start at £86 ($104 USD) at Royal Design in the UK.
Above: The Ekman Bjorkman Rack is a semi oval shelf in oak or birch with a hanger underneath; 2331.25 SEK ($263 USD).
Above: The Sara Shoe Rack is made of lacquered pine, beech, birch, or oak and powder coated in black or white. Contact Essem Design for pricing and availability.
Above: The Single School Hook is made of steel with a chrome finish but is also available in white, grey, black, and red at Essem.
Above: The Bench 70 is designed for the entryway with a row of hooks and built-in bench. Available in beech, birch, and oak from Essem Design.
Above: The Nostalgi Hat Rack, a design from 1937, is available in all aluminum (shown here), white, black, and oak; £119 ($145 USD) at Skandium.
Above: The Triangle Hanger is available in black, white, red, and chrome. Contact Essem for pricing and availability.
Above: The wall-mounted Bench 67, powder coated in white or black, is available through Essem Design. Contact the company for more information.
Above: The Essem Design workshop in Småland, Sweden.
For more storage hooks, rails, and racks, see our posts:
- 10 Easy Pieces: Inventive Wood Wall Hooks
- High/Low: Space-Saving Retractable Wall Hooks
- 10 Easy Pieces: Free-Standing Coat Racks