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Bookworm Shelf #14186

by Ron Arad for Kartell
Bookworm Shelf $630.00
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    Unique and practical, the Bookworm shelf by Kartell makes a grand impression in a modern home. The eye-catching curved silhouette features angled accents that securely mount to the wall. Aptly named, the structure resembles a worm to bring a touch of nature inside. Thanks to the sturdy metal structure, it holds many books and other pieces of decor with ease. Fine, Italian craftsmanship ensures the shelf is designed with longevity in mind. 

    Manufactured in Italy with incredible attention to detail and designed by Ron Arad, the Bookworm shelf is available in three different versions to accommodate individual preferences. An array of finishes are available as well. 

    • country of origin:Italy
    • Assembly Required:Yes
    • Shipping Charges:free
    Kartell is a design firm that is internationally successful and has a respected reputation. Founded in 1949, it is known for its creativity and innovative materials. By pairing together functionality and glamor, the products are ideal for modern homes.
  • details
    • Designed by Ron Arad
    • Available with different amount of bookends
    • Available in different finishes
    • Made of batch-dyed fire-retardant PVC
    • Manufactured in Italy 
  • dimensions
    • 7 Bookends:
      • 126"W × 8"D × 7½"H
    • 11 Bookends:
      • 204¾"W × 8"D × 7½"H
    • 17 Bookends:
      • 322¾"W × 8"D × 7½"H
  • design

    designed by

    Ron Arad

    Born in Tel Aviv in 1951, Israel, Ron Arad is one of the most influential designers, architects, and artists of his generation. He studied at the Bezalel Academy of Arts and Design in Jerusalem and then moved to London to study architecture, where he now works and resides. Arad is known for changing the way we rapidly manufacture products, by creating innovative new technologies. He works with an array of iconic brands, including Swarovski, KENZO, and New Eye London.

    Arad's breakthrough in design was the Rover chair in 1981, which he made from recycled materials, including scrapyard metal and seats from Rover cars. He also created a chair that can send and receive SMS messages for a revolutionary feature. His award-winning work is on display around the world.

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    Kartell is a leading design firm that is internationally successful and has gained a respected reputation over the years. Founded in 1949, Kartell is known for its creativity and innovative use of material. The extensive inventory includes chairs, coffee and end tables, storage units, light fixtures, and pieces of decor. By pairing together functionality and glamor, the company's products are ideal for modern homes. All of their designs are original, experimental, and take advantage of technological advances for added appeal.

    Kartell splits into two sectors, LABWARE, for laboratory materials, and HABITAT, dedicated to furniture, accessories, and lighting. By collaborating with many prominent designers, such as Philippe Starck, Marcel Wanders, Ron Arad, and Patrick Jouin, the company has received many awards and accolades to their name, and many of their creations are on display at museums around the world. Finding the perfect statement or accent piece for a modern home has never been easier with the collection of Kartell products. 

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