"Silk" is a brand new bookshelf idea that was inspired by a spider web sitting in the corner of the room. It could have also been called Paddlewheel, except that there was no steamboat nearby.
Bloq, a UK company, makes a whole line of fun book and media storage cases. Many of the others look like a bad trip - or something crafted in a Woodworking 101 class.
Implications - As urban cities become increasingly more populated, living spaces diminish in size. Consumers are desperate for unique storage solutions that are discreet and maximize space. The furniture industry can cater to cramped consumers by manufacturing an abundance of storage pieces for compact homes.