Booken Transforms Your Reading Material Into a Useful Table

Posted On Tue, June 21, 2016 By

Posted On Tue, June 21, 2016 By In Design, Furniture

By now, everyone has jumped on the bandwagon of organizing bookshelves by spine color. And while we love the look, it’s refreshing to see a new, inventive way to display one’s reading material. Booken was designed by Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay of Raw Edges as a way to exhibit the book “as an object that becomes material.” It’s the horizontal version of the traditional bookcase, and with the books hanging by their spines, they create a visually interesting and purposeful console table that doubles as a library.

Raw Edges, Booken, book console table, ways to decorate with books, Yael Mer & Shay Alkalay

Booken is made of a light wooden frame that has wooden slats from which to hang the books (a take on the “classic firm of the bookmark” according to the designers).

See more work from Raw Edges here.

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