Key facts

Product:
Book board
Family:
Book board
Manufacturer:
Auerberg >
Designer:
Alfredo Häberli >
Order number:
AH-01
Architonic ID:
1133603
Country:
Germany
Launched:
2009
Manufacturer groups :
Living room/Office accessories-Shelves >
Groups:
Living room/Office accessories-Shelves >

Concept

I am a book fanatic. I am fascinated not only by the contents, but also by the haptic aspects, the weight and the peace that books radiate. Always, I thought it a pity that one can look only at the cover and not the insides. Then, for my exhibition in the museum for design in Zurich, I sketched a book couch ¬– from one single piece of aluminium sheet metal: lasered, tilted, anodised. An idea which comes from observation of everyday life – and certainly, it is also inspired by Calder. His sculptures, which are cut and are bent from one piece, keep inspiring me to this day.

L 40 x W 14 x H 15 cm / aluminium, anodised blue

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