As if from nowhere expanding bookcase

A spare table and chairs can always come in handy, and theoretically should not have to take up much space – but short of cheap folding varieties, there are few solid-structure alternatives for such situations.

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As if from nowhere epxanding bookcase furniture

So what if you could simple slip out six hidden furniture objects from their storage space right inside your bookcase? Designer Orla Reynolds has a first class honors degree in Design Interior and Furniture from DIT and plans to take this brilliant space-saving furniture concept public via a mass-produced version based on her work to date.

As if from nowhere hidden table
As if from nowhere hidden chair

To reinforce the concept, bright primary colors show you where the secret furniture is situated and provide natural highlights to the blank white bookshelves.

As if from nowhere… is an independently functioning modular bookcase, which houses your dining furniture. It is a dual function product. It is intended for small living spaces or for those who wish to cater to the unexpected guest. Inspired by the theatre, it is like a scene change transforming the space. Taking a chair or table from the bookcase is as easy as taking a book from the shelf. The bookcase compartments can be used in different rooms or together as one unit. The compartments are delivered fully assembled.”

As if from nowhere furniture series

The square configuration is made up of all six compartments stacked together. This is ideal against a wall in your space allowing you to remove the dining furniture ready for your guests. The arrangement can also be used as a room divider.”

Designer Orla Reynolds

About designer Orla Reynolds:

“Orla Reynolds is an award winning designer. Her company captures its vision from a love of dance and the magic of the theater. Simple, clever and functional products are created through imagining the home as a stage. They are dual function products that are based on a principle of transformation.”