Collection by Luke Hopping

A Good-Looking Office System Made from an Everyday Packing Material


A Chilean studio adapts a low-cost composite wood board for the modern office.

Design studio the Andes House saw potential for an office system in an unlikely material.
Collaborating with Arauco, the Andes House tested the durability of cholguán by exposing it to liquid.
The ENSAMBLE Project, as the system is known, includes smaller panels for subdividing desks.
Lightweight and configurable, the designers see the system as a flexible solution for workspaces, as well as schools,...
Pricing is not yet available for ENSAMBLE, but a single board of cholguán retails for about $5. By keeping assembly...

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