Booklicious: Bookcase Wednesday

February 02, 2011


OK, so the Bookinist is kind of hideous. That much is obvious. But you have to admit, it's a pretty impressive design. Nils Holger Moorman kitted out this chair-bookcase with a reading light, wheels, space for 80 paperbacks, a cupholder and even a secret compartment. Here's Moorman's own take on his creation: 

Bookinist is a movable chair designed especially for reading. It is based on the principle of a pushcart and can be rolled to a favourite spot.

The books are stored ready for use in the arms of the chair. A reading lamp, hidden compartments for writing utensils, a cup stand – Bookinist invites you to read and think at your leisure.

I do love the hidden compartment, though. Even better is that it comes stocked with a magnifying glass, a notebook, pencils, a pencil sharpener and bookmarks. Brilliant.


Ammieloris said... @ February 3, 2011 at 2:55 PM

Hahaha! Hilarious. I do kinda like it, even though it's a toddler-mama's nightmare.

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