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Thu 26.11.

‘Weave’ by Chicako Ibaraki at the 100%Design Tokyo

Posted by Nora Schmidt on 26.11.2009 - Tagged as: , , ,

'Weave' boofshelf by Chicako Ibaraki

'Weave' boofshelf by Chicako Ibaraki, photo by Satoshi Asakawa

The young Japanese designer Chicako Ibaraki designed this minimalist bookshelf, made of rubber painted stainless steel. ‘Weave’ was awarded at this year’s 100%Design Tokyo.

Two flat bars running perpendicular at right angles create the bookshelf. The irregular braiding shape changes when viewed from different angles. The bookshelf make it possible to put 200 books. Rubber paint prevents slipping books.

'Weave' by Chicako Ibaraki

'Weave' by Chicako Ibaraki, photo by Satoshi Asakawa

'Weave' by Chicako Ibaraki

'Weave' by Chicako Ibaraki, photo by Satoshi Asakawa

to the Chicako Ibaraki website

‘Line’ floor light by Chicako Ibaraki