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Skew bookcase by Smånsk

Stockholm Design Week: Swedish designers Smånsk showed a prototype of their Skew bookcase at the Greenhouse young designers showcase at the Stockholm Furniture Fair last month.


The bookcase consists of identical modular components that are stacked facing alternate directions to create sloping shelves.


Smånsk are currently seeking an appropriate manufacturer for the design.

Here's some information from the designers:


Skew Bookcase

Sloping shelves mean you do not have to arrange the shelves in various heights as with ordinary bookcases. There are room for binders at the high end of each shelve and pocket books at the low end.


All parts of the bookcase are identical. To assemble it you just rotate the parts and place them on top of each other. The identical parts provides easy manufacturing as well.


Photographs by Carl Kleiner

Set design by Fredrik Evensen.