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Fatfile Lateral Drawer Cabinet

Fatfile Lateral Drawer Cabinet

File storage doesn’t need to be boring.  Fatfile Lateral File Drawer Cabinets are an elegant storage solution for both the office and home. Made entirely of steel, Fatfile will last a lifetime.

Designer Paul Morris has turned the utilitarian notion of filing systems on its head and come up with an exciting addition to the Australian storage scene. With deep drawers featuring enclosed sides, Fatfile Lateral File Drawer Cabinets can be used as a general storage system as well as for file storage. Download the product files below for full specification details. 

Manufacturer: Planex Sales Pty Ltd
Location: Hallam, Melbourne
Warranty: Ten years​


Code Height Width Depth
25-FF03  650 900 525


  • Welded body made of 100% recyclable BlueScope steel (with up to 20% recycled content)


  • Designer selected colours in 6 fine textured Fatfile finishes: Cyber Green, Grey Green, Deep Taupe, Aged Silver, Mannex Black and Mannex White 
  • Fatfile also available in over 150+ standard powder coat colours (excluding whites/yellows)

Product Features

  • 2 rows of standard files
  • Full-extension ball bearing slides on drawers 
  • Drawer slides rated at 80kg per pair
  • Integrated anti-tilt system with counterweight 
  • Versatile enclosed wall drawers
  • No locking device 

Accessories Ordered Separately

  • Optional lock available upon request
  • L’Oblique AZO drawer files in V 15mm or 30mm bases


  • Made in Melbourne, Australia using locally sourced materials
  • Manufactured for disassembly
  • Polymer parts labelled for segregation and sorting 
  • Iron phosphate pre-treatment AS2331.3.1-2001 Method 3.1
  • Planex factory uses a 100kW roof-mounted solar array to provide up to 25% of manufacturing electricity needs

Environmental Certification

  • ISO14001 and ISO9001 production facility 
  • VOC Tested compliant
  • May contribute towards GreenStar credit points

Design Awards

  • Inaugural IDEA Award 2003 ‘‘Furniture’’
  • Design Institute of Australia [Qld] 2004 Award of Merit ‘‘Furniture’’
  • Design Institute of Australia [Qld] 2004 Award of Merit ‘‘Design is Good for Business’’ 
  • Design Institute of Australia [Qld] 2004 Award of Merit ‘‘Ecologically Sustainable Design’’ 
  • Australian Design Award 2004 Furniture
  • Australian Design Award 2004 DIA Furniture award 

Designer:  Paul Morris