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Maye - Estante Modular / Maye - Modular Bookcase

Maye - Estante Modular
Maye - Estante Modular

In order to translate our present reality, we investigated the concept of liquid modernity proposed by Bauman (2000). This theory proposes to reflect on the constant changes in modern society, where time and space cease to be concrete and absolute to be “liquid” and relative.
We decided to appropriate the classic image of the gear and translate it to “net” and fluidly, as Bauman argues, creating various forms of this liquidity from the machine. Therefore, the modules of the bookcase are desconstructed gears machinery, with the teeth being what holds them together. This type of fitting and various modules allows it to be in many positions.


Universidade Federal do Ceará

Universidade Federal do Ceará
Fortaleza, Brazil

Lara Machado,
Universidade Federal do Ceará

Matheus Vale,
Universidade Federal do Ceará

Roberto Carvalhedo,
Universidade Federal do Ceará