December 10, 2010, 3:32 pm

Linteloo and Vos honour Nureyev

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‘Nureyev’ circular bookcase by Roderick Vos for Linteloo. CLICK IMAGES TO ENLARGE

Why should a bookcase be fixed to the wall? Linteloo, the Dutch furniture brand, proudly presents Roderick Vos’ elegant design that makes books move through the room. During the Milan Design Week visitors of the Linteloo stand can experience this new and refreshing interpretation of the classic book carousel.

Roderick Vos is one of the Dutch designers Linteloo regularly works with. The current collection counts several pieces designed by Roderick, like the Tulipani chair and the Popov table. Based on the foot of the latter he created a swivel bookcase, named Nureyev because of its graceful appearance and movement.

Nureyev is 190 cm tall and has a diameter of 105 cm. Besides its stunning charm and beauty the circular bookcase is functional too. On four levels of different standard book sizes Nureyev offers space for a lot of literature and other reading matters. But there’s no obligation to put books in it. Why not use it as a temple to honour your own memories, putting little statues, souvenirs and other ‘things’ in it?

The construction of Nureyev is even more sophisticated than it looks at first sight. By deliberately leaving open two vertical partitions Roderick Vos created the possibility to look through his design. This transparency is very surprising, especially when the carousel is smoothly spinning around, giving you a peek through every now and then.

DESIGNER: Roderick Vos, Zeist, The Netherlands for Linteloo, www.roderickvos.com. DESCRIPTION: Furniture / Bookcase. DATE: 2010.
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‘Nureyev’ circular bookcase by Roderick Vos for Linteloo

Linteloo and Vos honour Nureyev

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