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Alias, Bookchair

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wall-mounted bookcase: Bookchair is the latest open shelving by Alias, the novelty aspect lies in the fact it has a built-in chair. It’s ideal for the most impatient of readers. With Bookchair by Alias, you can dive into your favourite novel without wasting any time at all.


  • What is it? Bookchair by Alias is a bookcase with built-in chair.
  • What is special about it? Its crisp frame has a built-in chair that can be pulled out easily. With Bookchair by Alias, you can build your cosy snug in a tic.
  • How is it made? Plywood structural frame and a chair that slots in like a jigsaw puzzle.
  • Who is it by? The Japanese architect Sou Fujimoto is best-known for how he strives to achieves a perfect balance between architecture and nature. Sou Fujimoto is widely acknowledged as one of the most famous contemporary architects around the world, and throughout the years he has received a number of different coveted international awards.  
  • We have chosen it because… Bookchair by Alias is a simple bookcase with clean understated aesthetics. Yet, in a matter of seconds, Bookcase can produce a chair, creating the perfect cosy snug for reading a novel, browsing through a magazine or being captivated by poetry verse…
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