Gallery: Alvaro Tamarit Reuses Recycled Books to Form Bench of Thought

Despite being constructed from this mixture of paper and card and structurally reinforced by wood, the chair looks surprisingly comfortable.

Alvaro Tamarit has collected and repurposed an array of old books to create this awesome Bench of Thought (Banco del Pensamiento). A perfect literary space to inspire reading — or to be purely admired as a sculptural work of art — the curved shape back-rest  gives this piece a modern and elegant appearance, as opposed to solid and heavy stack of stories.

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1 Comment

  1. clarerose July 6, 2011 at 9:34 pm

    Love it, looks wonderful but maybe not too comfy?

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