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May 25, 2010

BOOKSHELVES YOU'VE NEVER SEEN... TILL NOW

Reading a book is easy. Storing them is another story on its own. With these following examples, I am beginning to refute the conventional notion of what makes a good bookshelf. You will too...


The occasional 'form over function' doesn't hurt. While you are pondering how to reach those books at the top, we are surely enjoying the sight of this wonderful stairway to heaven. Link

"The concept behind this piece is one of negative spaces - the books negative representations are made permanent in the structure of the unit. The Name of the "Book Porcupine" is given in preference to its silhouette, the stout legs against the spines of the books sticking out at various angles and degrees." Link

I'm not sure if I should put my focus on the books or the bookshelf itself with this one. What say you? Link

I love this one the most - a personal library what is not so personal after all. This is one unique literary exhibition, featuring a seat at one end and books held in place on a slanting surface by means of a strap. Link

Designer Max Schulkens designed these cutesy hanging book holders to contain your favorite collection of books. Not my ideal choice of a book storage but... Link


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2 comments: on "BOOKSHELVES YOU'VE NEVER SEEN... TILL NOW"

berry said...

Amazing collection. The last one doesn't seem to hold much books. Who wants to hang books anyway?:P

Anonymous said...

Great! What a collection!