YOY design studio: book planter + shelf extenders YOY design studio: book planter + shelf extenders
apr 17, 2013

YOY design studio: book planter + shelf extenders

YOY design studio: book planter + shelf extenders‘book’dimensions: H180 x W133 x D40 mmimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

showcased at salone satellite during milan design week 2013, japanese design studio YOY have presented a series of objects that enhance storage space. ‘book’ is a book-shaped flower pot that can be used independently or as a divider. made using PVC for waterproofing, the addition opens from the cover page to stand upright – exposing the soil and roots. ‘extend’, the bookend extension can be fixed to a tabletop by clamping to its underside – giving the effect that the supported books are floating. similar to ‘extend’, ‘protrude’ provides a similar balancing effect. instead, the tray works to open desk space – accommodating items such as coffee cups and other stationary office supplies.

 

 

the addition opens from the cover page to stand upright – exposing the soil and rootsimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

the book-shaped flower pot that can be used independently or as a dividerimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

‘book’ blending inimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

‘extend’dimensions: H180 x W300 x D100 mmimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

the extension gives the effect that the supported books are floatingimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

the bookend extension can be fixed to a tabletop by clamping to its undersideimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

product detailimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

‘protrude’dimensions: H60 x W322 D235 mmimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

accommodates items such as coffee cups and other stationary office suppliesimage © yasuko furukawa

 

 

the tray works to open desk space image © yasuko furukawa

 

 

clamped view image © yasuko furukawa

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