Designers Boaz Cohen and Sayaka Yamamoto, owners of studio BCXSY, collaborated in the design of a See-Saw Bookshelf which uses books as weights for balancing. The shelf is made of American Walnut wood with powder coated steel holders.
It’s more of a design installation than a functional piece. I can see it in home libraries, but definitely not in busy offices.
So, go ahead, grab your old school text books and finally put them to good use!
Books as Balance Weights
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