In an age of digitalization and inundation with hi-tech buildings and products, architects Owen and Vokes find solace in the genuine, the quiet and the analog. They celebrate bound works with a range of book-specific storage units designed for the home or workplace.
The suite of personal libraries acknowledges that books are personal and treasured objects that embellish our day-to-day occupation of space. These gorgeous pieces are composed as if they were miniature buildings with walls and windows. Each piece has its own personality derived from a clear functional and site-specific brief.
The smaller of the two libraries, the OAV Personal library, is designed for an individual library collection and can also operate as additional seating or table space. The Ewan & Charlie Personal Library accommodates a larger library collection and enables the display of books on an inclined shelf.