Area by Gilles Belley is a Semi-Enclosed Circular Bookcase

By: Meghan Young - Jan 25, 2016
References: & mymodernmet
The latest design by Gilles Belley creates a welcoming sanctuary for book lovers. It is an all-encompassing bookshelf that encloses the reader (or browser) in a semi-circle aptly dubbed Area. Depending on how much privacy a person will want, the shelves can be completely filled or left with bits of space to let the light in.

Great for more than simply reading, Gilles Belley's Area bookshelf creates a space that people can escape to for conversations or children can use for playtime. Although great for homes, this can easily be implemented into open concept offices that require additional areas for privacy when needed. What makes the design especially great is that it is a "freestanding structure, it’s modular, reconfigurable, and the dimensions can be changed," writes My Modern Met.