Posts Tagged ‘OBA’

It’s frustrating to find beautiful designs online and then be unable to identify its location or its designer.  I’m sure you’ll agree that this circular bookshelf exudes a rhthm and beauty that holds your attention, almost hypnotises you.  To me its design is smooth and seamless.  I wish I could name it’s designer.

While trying to source its designer though, I happened upon another beautiful design for a bookshelf.  Located in the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam (OBA) in Amsterdam, this curved bookshelf is attractive and appealing.

Designed by Dutch architect Joe Coenen, the OBA, otherwise known as the Openbare Bibliotheek Amsterdam, is billed as the largest library in Europe.  With its unusal design, this amazing library opened its doors to the public in 2009.

For those interested in a tour of the OBA, this short video gives you a really good feel of both the design and the interior.

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