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Wooden modular furniture that functions as dollhouses are the hallmark of Qubis design. The QUBIS HAUS, C Shape Qubis, S Shape Qubis, Qubis Box Haus, Qubis Haus Walls, Qubis Magnetic Oak Furniture and Qubis Magnetic Oak People are new products by Amy Whitworth Design.
The Qubis Haus Coffee table, C-Shape and S- Shape Side tables and Chair are made in solid birch ply wood and have clean modern lines making them beautiful pieces of living room furniture as well as a center for children to play. All are handmade in the UK.
QUBIS HAUS, the first design by Whitworth, was one of the winners of the Boost product design competition, a platform for new design talent and a collaboration between the Observer, the Southbank Centre and Cockpit Arts.
above: Amy Whitworth with some of her Qubis products at Boost.
The magentic toy furniture and people are hand crafted in Wales. The oak blocks have a woody aesthetic, with the knots and imperfections of oak left in to emphasise the authentic feel and character of a natural material.
QUBIS produces transformational contemporary designs that invite play.
QUBIS HAUS - Coffee Table and Dolls House In One
Dual Purpose Dolls House & Coffee Table
A stunning Coffee Table that with the simple addition of sliding walls turns into a Modernist Dolls House.
Comes complete with a selection of Sliding walls and stairs to complete the dolls house. (The table grooves also take an Ipad - please see images of 's' side table as example)
Currently on sale through Southbank Centre, London at a launch price of £400.
Ordinarily offered at £495.00
C SHAPE QUBIS COFFEE TABLE
This sleek single level table can be a Coffee Table or with the addition of sliding walls - you can turn it into a Doll's House. The house is set on Metal legs.
QUBIS 'C' SHAPED SIDE TABLE WITH BLACK LEGS
This style of Qubis table & dolls house can be used as a side table in either the living room or the bedroom. You can order various leg options. It comes with stairs and sliding wall panels.
C SHAPE QUBIS TABLE & CHAIR
A 'c' shaped side table that has a slot cut in the top that allows for a personalised chair back. Any name can be engraved or cut out to order - either of your child or a company logo. Various legs styles available - shown here are metal box legs & casters.
QUBIS S SHAPE SIDE TABLE
The Dual purpose coffee table and dolls house comes in various sizes. This is a neat 's' shaped table that can be used as a side table, small coffee table or a bedside table. This also has grooves in which an iPad can be placed.
500mm wide x 400mm deep x 420mm high.
QUBIS BOX HAUS
A handmade plywood box with a magnetic lid that is used to store the Qubis Magnetic Furniture - yet once opened, the interior is a one room dolls house - the box handles are windows and the lid a garden. A selection of Oak blocks comes with it to make a living room.
QUBIS HOUSE WALLS
Also available are walls that slide into the QUBIS HAUS to form designer rooms, they also click together on their own to make a room for the furniture whenever you are.
A Net and Ball design from the Southbank Centre in London, a series of walls by designer Ella Doran (butterflies, leaves and flowers), Plywood engraved walls and Blackboard walls which come with chalk.
QUBIS MAGENTIC FURNITURE
Magnetic Oak Blocks that click together to make a Dolls House living room scene; a sofa, chairs, coffee table, side board .. or you can snap them together to make a creation of your own.
QUBIS MAGNETIC PEOPLE
The Qubis Magnetic People come in a set of 2. The come in a variety of vibrant colours and can be split into 3 sections allowing you to play with how they are made up. You can also use with the magnetic block furniture to create different sculptural people as seen in the images. The cute little wooden people come in a cotton draw string bag.
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