Bookworm, for literature and design – by Atelier 010

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The intention of Atelier 010, to design and produce a different bookcase materialized in Bookworm, a body of sculptural furniture with multiple functionalities. Besides the main function of body of the bookcase, Bookwoorm, due to the curved shape, is also a place where you can sit and relax reading a book. Also, to give light to the reader’s eyes, it has incorporated into the upper part, a discrete source of light. In truth, this is a library for the lovers of literature, who are also in love with beautiful shapes and design. Far from resembling with the classic shelves of which sometimes we get bored of, this Bookworm is a huge loop, is the letter O playful written on the wall.

This bookcase consists of three parts assembled on a wall and sustained by a stainless steel foot. With the help of a matrix, the MDF plates and plywood are bent in order to obtain the curved shape Medium density fiberboard, or MDF, is a composite wood product similar to particleboard. It’s made out of wood waste fibers glued together with resin, heat, and pressure. MDF is appropriate for bookworm, because it is smooth, uniform, and won’t warp. The interior part where the books are placed is painted white, while the outer parts can be painted, optionally in the desired colors. Bookworm is produced on demand and is available in various colors, details can be found out Atelier 010, Rotterdam, The Netherlands.

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