17 Apr '11, 3pm

BIG-Big difference between "woodworking" and "furniture design" - it's fun seeing past materials in play again.

BIG-Big difference between "woodworking" and "furniture design" - it's fun seeing past materials in play again.

published on Mar 10 2011 - 17:05 A graduate at the Raffles Design School, Samir Wadekar’s Liseta Bookcase design won the FDA Merit Award for 2011’s students category, and has proven that childhood brick-building toys can set you on the right path towards future creative success. Congratulations on your win. Where did you get the idea for your Liseta bookcase? My love for reading has motivated me to design a piece of furniture that is able to showcase my favourite collection in its entirety. It almost feels ethereal, with the clear appearance and the floating books. Yes, the Liseta bookcase renders an illusory effect of books floating in mid-air. It looks like it’s made of glass. That would be incredibly heavy if it was. It is made of acrylic. Acrylic is the preferred choice in the production of this bookcase as it is durable and comparatively lighter than glass, which make...

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