Archive for the 'Tension Poles' Category

pogoLibrary from Urban Workshop: pole shelving for loft spaces

From designer Julie Scheu comes the pogoHome collection, a functional and witty system well suited to loft spaces, in which threaded steel poles function as room dividers and, indeed, rooms themselves.  Scheu sells these as custom pieces, but we’d love to see them get distributed more widely.

Pole Shelving System: Rakks vs. ISS

Rakks and ISS are two of the leading sources for contemporary compression or wall-mounted pole shelving systems.  So which is better? Unfortunately, there’s no easy answer: it depends on your needs, your location, and your appetite for DIY projects.  In terms of market positioning, Rakks is known and well-respected among architects and has many commercial […]

Mounting Your Pole Shelves

Pole shelving systems can be wall-mounted, use compression to support the shelves between floor and ceiling, or use a hybrid semi-wall mounted approach, mounting the shelves on the wall while using the floor for additional support.  Determining which option is best for your home or office depends on the materials used in constructing your space […]