Open steel shelving unit
‘There are those who claim that relationships lose that exciting feeling of tension over time. Our relationship to the Gespanntes Regal, however, is still just as marked by that unmistakable arc of tension as ever. And Wolfgang Laubersheimer, who created the shelf with the tightrope act in the early 1980s, still bends over backward for it himself: He produces the taut shelf with his own hands, even leaving his signature on one of the steel shelves as proof. The characteristic steel cable is by no means decoration, but provides the tension and stability it needs to remain upright.