Tate Modern uses off-the-shelf Vitsoe units

It was galling enough that Ronald Smith Associates went out of business owing creditors money, but to then discover the hundreds of metres of shelves which define “the best modern art shop in the world” (First Sight, DW 5 May) are attributed to RSA and Lumsden Design Partnership was the final straw.

All shelving on the ground and second floors at the new Tate Modern is Vitsoe’s 606 Universal Shelving System, which is 40 years old this year.

Mark Adams

Managing director



We would not normally credit a supplier such as Vitsoe, which provided some of the shelving at Tate Modern via RSA – Ed

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