A design classic since 1949, the string shelf system is one of the most versatile and aesthetically stunning modular ranges going.
The slender side racks form the basis of any set. Then you just add shelves, cupboard units, drawers and desk surfaces to suit your needs.
As well as individual components you can also buy sets which have been created to suit most people’s needs. If you need more storage, just add another unit or section as and when you need to.
The string Shelving Unit with Work Desk comprises a pair of 200cm high side panels with 3 shelves and a work desk, each measuring 78 cm wide. The frame can be secured to the floor for added stability. Priced from £398 to £468
The string Large Shelving Unit has 2 sets of 6 string shelves (78 cm wide) mounted on 6 × 75 cm high wall panel side racks. So overall dimensions are W156 × D30 × H150 cm. Priced from £604 to £740
Opt for the string Shelving Unit with 2 Drawer Chest, 6 Shelves and 2 × 3 Bowl Shelf to give you lots of easy access storage/display with the added practicality of 4 drawers 6 bowls for odds n’ ends. Overall dimensions are W156 × D30 × H200 cm. Priced from £604 to £740
The string Living Room Shelving Unit is an all-in-one occasional home office, storage and display solution.
Divided into 3 sections with 4 × 200 cm high side racks, comprising of 9 shelves in total, a desk space, 2 drawers, sliding door cupboard and a 3 bowl shelf.
Overall dimensions: W214 × D30 × H200 cm. £1,408 to £1,805
string 2 Drawer Chest Section – a pair of drawers with circular stainless steel handles. Made from fibreboard with a veneer covering. W78 × D30 × H42 cm. £347 to £417
string Cabinet Section with Sliding Doors – a 2-section modular cupboard with a pair of doors, internal shelf and circular stainless steel handles. Made from fibreboard with a veneer covering. W78 × D30 × H42 cm. £276 to £364
string Bowl Shelf – a handy moulded plastic shelf with 3 bowls, ideal for storing odd shaped, small items, stationery and even plants. W78 × D30 × H9 cm. £102
The string modular shelving range is available in stores or online from johnlewis.com