Toby Horrocks

Flat-Pack Cardboard Bookshelf Looks Like a Fallen Log

by , 12/07/10

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Australian architect Toby Horrocks designed this set of flat-pack cardboard furniture to explore ways that urban and rural spaces can meet in a piece of furniture. The log book shelf takes the theme literally: the form is a fallen tree trunk fused with a cityscape. Composed of over 300 digitally cut pieces assembled without glue, the structurally-sound seat and bookshelf is also made from recycled sources and is 100% recyclable.

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