When it comes to defining and redefining existing tastes in design, decor and art, we have always found that the ALBUS Design Studio in southern Brazil’s Porto Alegre is a bit of a pioneer that challenges the existing conventions. Their eccentric and audacious office that we featured some time back is a fine case in the point. Adding to this lineup of daring design and products is the gorgeous ZigZag Bookshelf by Henrique Steyer for Brazilian high-end furniture maker Florense. Combining an unusual and intentionally informal look with modern ergonomics, the bookshelf indeed demands instant attention.
The design of the shelf moves away from the conventional trend of using simple, straight lines that present a clean and well-defined look. With most contemporary homes and offices already flooded with such decor and architectural features, it does make plenty of sense to throw in some carefully cultured yet flamboyant contrasts. This is precisely what the ZigZag bookshelf accomplishes with understated class and elegance. The modular design of the shelves also allows you to play with the size of the unit, and you either add or remove additional units depending on your storage and display needs.
Decorating your bookshelf is a lot easier when you bring home smart designs that add character and an inimitable aura to any room that they adorn. Epitomizing the carefree spirit of Brazil, the shelf promises to lend a whole new dimension to your home or office.
Even if something obstructs our vision, we can still see. All we need is to change our point of view, or close our eyes and let the soul do the seeing. Everything is possible if approached through the right angle. This is precisely what the ZigZag showcases with its design …