Monday, 5 December 2016

Contemplate bookshelf

Inspired by one of the existing eco houses in Edmonton—a house that strives to reduce its environmental footprint by reclaiming or reusing materials (wood, metal, etc.), and by conserving energy and maintaining energy efficiency—a wall mounted bookshelf was designed to carry a message that is congruent with the message of the eco house. By its very existence, the eco house raises awareness of the environmental concerns that are closely tied to our daily activities. Similarly, the bookshelf also acts as a sign that warns and reminds the viewer about existing environmental concerns, particularly those associated with our consumption rate as compared to the availability of natural, raw materials. In particular, it serves to raise awareness about our paper consumption rate in comparison to the growth rate of the forests.
Yuri Shin

Friday, 2 December 2016

1,285 nails: Rocking chair bookcase

This is a project I came up with for my final in Sculpture II. The theme was to create a sight specific sculpture and I decided to build a chair-bookcase for the library of my University in order for students to understand that you can go to the library even when you don't have finals and relax, read a book or just daydream. Because many people got that wrong I need to make clear that I built this chair on my own and that's why the name of this project is dedicated to the number of nails that I screwed with tools (1.285)
Sofia Alexiou

Tuesday, 29 November 2016

Book light bookshelf

A lamp specially made for when you sit in your favorite armchair, reading a book. The copper pipe is movable, so you can adjust the lightsource. there is also a dimming function to adjust the brightness of the lightbulb. The copper pipe is attached to a box that hangs on the wall. The bottom part of the box is designed to be a shelf where you can place your favorite books.
Sara Gretteberg

Thursday, 24 November 2016

8BY4 bookcase

Horizontal and vertical interlocking planks offset to create a dimensional composition with a variety of shelf height and depth slot and node jointed together without any fixings.

Wednesday, 23 November 2016

Mobile Space Divider

Designed for Bar Studio located in the monumental Palace of Culture and Science in Warsaw, made in 50's in communist Poland in the characteristic style of Social Realism. The idea was to provide multifunctional mobile space dividers to arrange space according to type of the event, add small scale "warm" interior elements. Each unit is made of rustic plywood laquered to honey hue, black wooden base and black steel elements. Its form resemble free standing shelf units popular in soviet era as functional dividers built in small flats.
Michał Jońca

Tuesday, 22 November 2016

Epitypephio bookshelf

A tribute to a deceased typographer who still lives in their works. This is my homage to John Baskerville, printer, publisher and  typographer. The selected letter was the lowercase “g”, and it represents the book. It is built by the union of 56 layers of hand-cut paper. The box is cut on plywood, engraved with laser and works as the bookshelf.
Guisasola Design

Thursday, 17 November 2016

Albatross bookshelf

Hanging in the corner between two walls creates a great little library.
Measurements: (cm) 45 x 23.5 x 63
Made in plywood, lacquered in colors chosen by the customer.