The Swollen Wall is a square grid bookshelf with 'spherical outgrowths' created by French designer Paul Coudamy.
Created for an apartment in Paris, the swelling shelf was designed using digital manipulation and cutting via virtual spheres. The undulating shape of the Swollen Wall makes it bow outwards from the wall, almost as if it were alive, adding an interactive feeling to home and office storage.
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