"Romance & Gravity" Cabinet

7 Strong Brutalist Storage Concepts for Interior Designers

The Brutalist movement, originating in the mid-20th century, continues to inspire artists, architects, and designers globally. Known for its raw and robust aesthetic, Brutalism challenged traditional design norms. In the realm of storage design, the Brutalist movement left an indelible mark, creating distinctive and bold pieces that fuse form with functional case goods. Explore our curated collection of 7 exceptional Brutalist Storage units fixtures that epitomize the spirit of 2023, seamlessly blending raw power and functionality.

T SW Small Brutalist Book Shelf by Mantas Lesauskas

T SW Small Brutalist Book Shelf by Mantas Lesauskas
© Mantas Lesauskas

Mantas Lesauskas’ furniture reminds us that design is the love language of objects. The exhibition “Slipcover”, is deceptively firm, without an immediate betrayal of its intentions. Brushed aluminium, limed oak, parachute pleats – a militaristic Gothic that seems to leave no room for tenderness.

Temporal Collection, Exercise 1 Shelf by Lucas Muñoz Muñoz

Temporal Collection, Exercise 1 Shelf by Lucas Muñoz Muñoz
© Lucas Muñoz Muñoz

Exercise 1” shelf is part of the collection ‘Temporal’, commissioned by the Machado Muñoz Gallery in 2016. Where as the other pieces in this collection aim to go beyond their physicality and are loaded with meaning, these two pieces represent the opposite exercise in Brutalism.

System P5 – Shelf by studio PART

System P5 – Shelf by studio PART
© studio PART

The new furniture collection “System P5” combines creative handcraft with industrial-scale technology. Using metal work at its finest, a single bolt connects the folded sheet metal.

“Ramón” Credenza by Comité de Proyectos

“Ramón” Credenza by Comité de Proyectos
© Comité de Proyectos

This piece arises from a series of reactions to gender violence and seek to raise awareness of the way in which we relate to each other and our surroundings.


Footish Closet” is part of the exhibition “Architecture Parlante”, developed during the artist residency at the Jan Van Eyck Academie and exhibited at Skala Gallery in Poznan.

“Romance & Gravity” Cabinet by Marija Puipaitė & Vytautas Gečas

Brutalist movement
©Marija Puipaitė & Vytautas Gečas

Taking as their point of reference the idea that the Baroque epoch, at its outset, was associated with something ‘peculiar and unnecessarily complicated’, they linked the theme to the depreciation of decor in our everyday environment.

Free Port Series Skin Cabinet by Pepa Reverter

Free Port Series Skin is the name of this cabinet produced by BD Barcelona. In this special edition numbered and signed by Pepa Reverter, she has been intervened the base of the Free Port cabinet designed by Martí Guixé.

Browse our entire selection of Brutalist Objects

At ADORNO, we curate Brutalist pieces that embody raw power, challenge conventions, and stand the test of time. Each item celebrates bold aesthetics, architectural brilliance, and exceptional craftsmanship. Our collection exudes timeless elegance, pushing the boundaries of what is considered classic.

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