The distinct solid wood shelf unit Mate is leant against the wall and thus expresses casual spontaneity.
The shelves are fastened to the backboard by means of a classic dovetail joint; this traditional detail lends the unit the necessary stability while reflecting an overall modern solution for shelving.
Following his training as a tailor, Florian Asche studied product design at Central Saint Martins University in London. After gaining first work experience in various design agencies, he returned to Germany, where he became Sales Director of e15. In 2006, Florian Asche left the company to devote more time to product design and his own projects.