Platform 5 Architects Build Book Tower House

So many books, so little time! The book tower in the middle of this house by Platform 5 Architects is nothing short of amazing. Walls of books wrap around a wooden staircase in this North London home. There are so many books, it almost looks like a professional library. Just think of how long you could keep yourself busy, simply lounging around and reading. Sounds like the perfect vacation to us. The bookshelves are made from oak and they hug the staircase, with a landing in the middle … (read more)

Soft Leather Coffee Table by Finne Architects

The MYK coffee table is both a soft and visceral focal point to any room and a multi purpose table, seat or leg support. The playful organic shape to MYK is an awesome artistic example of a sculptural form with a purpose. The word “myk” in Norwegian means “soft” and with a construction of leather wrapped foam; the MYK table is certainly that.

With a steel base that lifts the leather volumes above the floor by 10″, the forms appear to … (read more)

Platform 5 Architects Build Book Tower House

So many books, so little time! The book tower in the middle of this house by Platform 5 Architects is nothing short of amazing. Walls of books wrap around a wooden staircase in this North London home. There are so many books, it almost looks like a professional library. Just think of how long you could keep yourself busy, simply lounging around and reading. Sounds like the perfect vacation to us. The bookshelves are made from oak and they hug the staircase, with a landing in the middle … (read more)

Bookcase Door Design by DeForest Architects

Talk about living in an Agatha Christie murder mystery. Isn’t this secret bookcase door incredible? You’d never know it was there. Built as part of a mountain retreat, it uses space in a very clever fashion. Who would think to turn a door into bookcase storage? And when it’s closed it gives the room a lot more style than a regular door would. The lines of the wood panels on the wall are horizontal – and run with the lines in the bookcase. The whole installation is seamless … (read more)