AAKKOSET by Helsinki designer Kayiwa is no ordinary storage. The bookcase incorporates typography to stow away whatever you wish — from books and magazines to travel souvenirs, giant robots and your extensive Kubrick collection. Measuring just over 6 feet, the AAKKOSET is an impactful piece of furniture that can be used as a traditional bookshelf, […]

This contiguous USA-shaped bookcase was designed by Israeli architect/designer Ron Arad, who is now Professor of Design Product at the illustrious Royal College of Art in London. Constructed of both Corten steel and mirror-polished stainless steel, I’m not sure how much it costs or who I’d have to club over the head to snag it […]

These suspended shelves were created by Italian designer Umberto Asnago. The idea of hanging shelves from other shelves seems so obvious, but I don’t think I’ve ever seen it before. Dubbed the Expo Bookcase, they come in 5 different metal finishes with 8 different lacquers and bleached or wenge-stained oak for shelving. Available at Resource […]

5 Jan
Italian simplicity in bookcase form

Sometimes the simplest ideas are the best, and such is the case for the Piola bookcase above. How simple, but super cool. Available at Nobody & Co.

18 Sep
Inspired by barcodes and driven by interaction between people and product

Powder coated steel and solid oak never looked so sweet. I’m drooling over here.  Lina Meier’s BarDeco collection includes two different size lampshades, a coat hanger and this bookcase you see here, which in my opinion is about as beautiful as contemporary furniture can get. Then it hits on a personal level because the inspiration […]