The 2nd Shelf is a simple but intriguing mobile piece with a contemporary feel to it. Its playful symmetry offers great functional advantage, and allows for two-sided use. Appropriate for both the office and the home, the 2nd Shelf provides a highly useful organisational space and adds a touch of serenity to your room of choice.
Founded in 2014 by Svetoslav Michev, Hristo Stankushev and Stefan Minkoff (founders of the architecture and design studio "dontDIY") in Sofia, Bulgaria, Almost Furniture is best known for its minimalist yet intricate homeware designs based on the beauty of natural materials.
The brand’s designs were awarded by the Ghost Project Exhibition at the Mikser festival in Beograd, 2013.
Almost is about dynamics and potential. A state of imminent culmination, when the outcome is almost tangible, yet possibilities are still at hand. A state free of the rigidity and constraints of conclusion. A state of vigor and anticipation. A state when it is all just a matter of time.
Almost are driven by and truly committed to bold, thoughtful and affordable design. They believe that great design has to convey authentic identity while adjusting to the one of its owner. It has to refine everyday life with new or improved functionalities while respectfully preserving routines and habits.
Almost combines simple but exciting ideas with the charm and beauty of traditional craftsmanship. They work with honest materials that reveal their inner qualities and add unique value to a product.
Playful but responsible, Almost's work aims at solving real problems. They believe that this is what it takes to create a great design piece. A piece that becomes a part of your life, but never stops astonishing you. A piece that bonds with you and ages with grace.