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Spider Web Bookcases

Graphic Bookshelf Designed For Art Basel Miami Show

— December 31, 2008 — Art & Design
Why should home bookcases only be square?

I love this giant, wonderful, graphic shelving unit which reminds me of a beautiful spider’s web.

It is in fact an art piece which was showed to the public at Art Basel in Miami in December 2008 as part of a multimedia exhibition featuring painting, sculpture, video and performance from artists all over the world.

The title of the exhibition was ‘It ain’t fair,’ presented by O.H.W.O.W. who had instructed a number of art curators to create a huge exhibition with the focus on downtown Manhattan. The whole show was unified by a black line pattern that ran through the show rooms and and climaxed in this lovely bookcase.
Trend Themes
1. Graphic Bookshelves - Designing unconventional bookshelves that double up as art pieces is a disruptive innovation opportunity.
2. Multi-functional Furniture - Creating furniture that serves multiple purposes can be a potential trend in the furniture industry.
3. Interactive Art Exhibits - Integrating art installations that allow for interactive engagement with visitors could be a new trend in the art industry.
Industry Implications
1. Furniture - Incorporating unconventional designs in furniture-making could be a disruptive innovation opportunity in the industry.
2. Interior Design - Integrating multi-functional furniture could be a potential trend in the interior design industry.
3. Art Exhibitions - Creating interactive art exhibits to engage visitors could be a new trend in the art exhibition industry.
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