3D Shelves by Monika Juhasz

Although bookshelves are, sadly, becoming something of a nostalgia piece in the increasingly digital world in which we live, among furniture enthusiasts, they’ll always be as much a vehicle for artistic expression as a furnishing with a particular function.  

We’ve featured some outlandish shelving concepts over the years, so we’re even more delighted when we run across a design that somehow blends subtlety with outrageousness in equal measure.  

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When images of funky 3D shelves like these designed by Monika Juhasz run across our desks, we can’t help but note the restrained creativity of their colors and form — bright but tempered, uneven yet symmetrical.  

The “qubicle,” as it’s called, is a concept piece featuring angular wall-mounted modular shelves that are interchangeable yet cohesive in their brash but still contained appearance.  

Presented in a duo of contrasting color families, qubicles are created, theoretically, in sets of three and can be combined to make a larger modular rectangle or square.  

Hung from a simple bracket system, each cube (qube?) measures 10″ x 10″ x 6″ on its exterior, with an 8″ x 8″ x 6″ interior space to fill with books, tchotchkes and more.  

Satisfying both the left and right sides of our brains, we appreciate the marriage of two opposites: the wild and undefined with the regimented and reliable.

funky bookshelf with a 3D design
3D Design Bookshelf

Photo credits: Quirky.com

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