10 classic bookcases

Every book collection deserves to be presented in the best way possible. We selected 10 of our all-time favorite bookcases, each with a unique approach in design.

10. Peter Hvidt and Orla Mølgaard-Nielsen (1960’s)

9. Molteni&C  by Gio Ponti (1956-1957)

8. Tomado bookcase, by A.D. Dekker (1959)

7. Carlton bookcase by Sottsass (1981)

6. Albero bookcase by Gianfranco Frattini (1950’s)

5. Charlotte Perriand bookcase (1953)

4. Willem Lutjens bookcase for Gouda den Boer (1953)

3. 606 Universal Shelving System by Dieter Rams (1960)

2. The Donkey I (1930s), Donkey Mark 2 (1963), and Donkey 3 (2003)

1. Infinito/LB7 bookcase by Franco Albini (1957) 

Ruud Fiers

Ruud is art-director and editor of Plant Light Book

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