Shelf: GOOD DESIGN Award
Shelf, designed by Paolo Benevelli for Ceramiche Coem, won the GOOD DESIGN® Award 2018.



Shelf, designed by Paolo Benevelli and produced by Ceramiche Coem, won the
GOOD DESIGN® Award 2018

GOOD DESIGN, founded in Chicago in 1950, remains the oldest and the world’s most recognized
program for design excellence worldwide.


With “Shelf” – a project for Ceramiche Coem – tiles take a step beyond their traditional function as
a covering material and become a support. This new dual application adds to the appeal of a
material hitherto used merely as a finishing element.
Full-body porcelain stoneware is processed to obtain an L-shaped element. Two or more elements
can be used together to create endless combinations, opening the door to a variety of options:
bookcases, bookshelves, display shelves and support surfaces for any setting.
In other words, “Shelf” is a modular system that can be used as an element of micro-architecture,
shaping new geometries with a ceramic dimension.

Compasso d’Oro ADI Selection 2020
GOOD DESIGN® Award 2018
ADI Design Index 2018
ADI Ceramics & Bathroom Design Award 2017


Produced by Coem, 2017
Photo: Davide Bartolai (01-05)
Photo: Coem (06-08)



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