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Squaring / Transforming Bookshelf

‘SQUARING’ is the work that shows mutual relationships between the human body and furniture. Users are offered something dynamic and flexible designed by this furniture Disequilibrium. This unbalance is caused by different weights of various users, which yields new shapes every time. The febric hinged boxes of this bookcase can be spun round to create a neat grid or a scattered circle.The Squaring bookcase is made from nine wooden boxes that can be rotated from a simple square into a circle of sloping boxes, finishing in a simple square.“Disequilibrium caused by different weights creates a new shape every single time,”






Namyangju-si, Gyeonggi-d, South Korea