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Bookworm by Atelier 010

By • Dec 6, 2012 •  Selected Work 

Rotterdam-based studio Atelier 010 designed a sculptural bookcase ideal for lounging, the Bookworm.

Bookworm by Atelier 010:

“Bookworm is the sculptural answer to a commission to design and produce an organic bookcase. Due to the curved shape, the case also offers a place to sit and relax.

The self-supporting shape consists of three parts, which are assembled on site and kept upright by a stainless steel foot in the sidewall. Bending thin layers of MDF and plywood across custom-made molds creates the curved shape. The outsides of the walls are spray-painted in colour, whilst the insides are fresh in white. A light bulb dangling from the top of the worm gives light to the reader’s eyes.”

Photos by: Caren Huygelen

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