How cool are these creative shelves! I adore the fact that the love of books and reading can blend with interior design and creative inspiration. So next time you are looking for a statement piece for your home, consider creating a unique bookshelf from materials as simple as cardboard and old piping to stacking boxes and tree branches.
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Curiously titled ‘Oh, the farmer and the cowman should be friends,’ (which musical fans will recognize from Oklahoma!) the bookshelf is part of artist Ron Arad‘s exhibition at the Timothy Taylor Gallery.
“Driven by the recent crisis of certain countries who got very uptight over issues of being asked to disarm their missile test launched, their alarming action to remain hostile and persistent in their belief had stirred me to create this part of a furniture combination to depict their behavioral trait, a bookshelf with their golden army, strategically placed underneath, to uphold and to protect their ultimate plans,frozen in time for all to see.” Daniel Love.
The chair was created by designers He Mu and Zhang Qian from the Shanghai University of Engineering Science.
“I don’t know where the line is between art and design”.
“This book shelf, which holds up to 15 pounds of books, screws directly into a wall stud and presto – you have an invisible book shelf! The maximum stack height is 16-Inches. All hardware is included so all you need is a screwdriver. The Conceal Book Shelf, which has already won design awards, is innovative, inspirational and imaginative.”
Maria Yasko is a Industrial Designer from Russia. She is inspired by nature. The key word that describe her work are simplicity, elegance and unique interior concepts. An excellent fusion between design, art and good taste.
“The source of inspiration is obviously from the well-known shape of a heartbeat. The shelf works both as wall art and as an object to display some magazines and smaller items you like. The edge is painted with a florescent paint that glows in UV light to emphasize the silhouette. ”
“Wooden bookshelf thought for who needs to add new shelves but has no more free space along the walls.It can be placed everywhere in the room and fixed to the ceiling.Yule optimizes the room at the top and allows you to walk above.”
Always the artist