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A Simple “Bookcase” by Aissa Logerot

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Bookcase 1

French designer Aissa Logerot has designed a horizontal bookshelf called Bookcase. The design of this storage unit is very simple. In designer’s words, “Bookcase is a new concept of bookshelf conceived horizontally, where books can be arrange flat. The wooden structure suggests the simple shape of a tree trunk cut into planks. This superposition principle and this visual effect of « empty and full » changes our perception of the piece depending of our view angle. The furniture is designed as an island for readers which can be placed in the middle of a living room. With its two front sides and the upper plank at seat height, Bookcase combines the function of bookshelf, console, low table and bench.”

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Photo: Amandine Chhor