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MEJD studio: twist me! bookcase at flowers for slovakia with vitra
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oct 02, 2013
MEJD studio: twist me! bookcase at flowers for slovakia with vitra


MEJD studio: twist me! bookcase at flowers for slovakia with VITRA
all images courtesy of MEJD studio

 

 

 

joining two different types of objects, the ‘twist me!’ bookcase by slovakian designers at MEJD studio is a hybrid piece that combines a bookbinding plough with a metal sheet office rack. the unique shelf was created during the summer workshop ‘lost and found’ organized by CA flowers for slovakia, in cooperation with swiss furniture company VITRA. the designers worked with traditional slovak folklore items in combination with discarded objects from VITRA to create the book-themed piece. the outer side walls feature aluminum bearings that are joined by a wooden nut from the press, that when turned brings the inner wall components into motion. the flexible shelving unit can therefore hold a number of different books within the moving space. the library can be fixed so that when it is pressed together, it can be carried without needing to empty the bookcase.

 

 


the piece combines a bookbinding plough with a metal sheet office rack

 

 


created for the summer workshop ‘lost and found’ organized by CA ‘flowers for slovakia’ in cooperation with VITRA

 

 


the designers worked with traditional slovak folklore items and new but discarded furniture from vitra

 

 


detail of the turning press

 

 


front view

 

 


the traditional bookbinding plough

 

 


the making of twist me

 

 

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