Book Furniture

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A designer in Hong Kong has developed a book-based furniture system. Bookniture, as creator Mike Mak has called it, folds neatly into a book when not in use, but open it up and the unique honeycomb shape creates a stool, a seat, a nightstand, or a table. The project is still in the Kickstarter phase, but it has already surpassed its funding goal.


Ian MacAllen is the author of Red Sauce: How Italian Food Became American (Rowman & Littlefield, April 2022). His writing has appeared in Chicago Review of Books, Southern Review of Books, The Offing, 45th Parallel Magazine, Little Fiction, Vol 1. Brooklyn, and elsewhere. He tweets @IanMacAllen and is online at IanMacAllen.com. More from this author →