The Bookcase Reimagined.

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The vision: A revival of the classic bookcase. Proudly made in Germany.

One should never have to sacrifice durability for beauty. Our philosophy is built into every piece we make.

The LoculaMENTUM unveils a design that draws the eye to a clean, minimalist line and offers the collector immense room for storage and presentation. Bold lines of American Walnut and the elegance of white matte lacquer are a statement in front of every wall. Deliberate angles offer complex geometric forms from different perspectives.

Traditional craftsmanship and modern materials collide in aesthetically pleasing minimalism.

 Michael Schlütter, Founder & Designer

Michael Schlütter, Founder & Designer

 

The Concept

 
 

The LoculaMENTUM Bookcase…

was designed to meld traditional bookcase appearance with a modern interpretation and a twist. This twist allows for books or other collectible items to be artfully arranged, categorized, presented.

Diagonal compartments are the spine of the bookcase, so there is a progression of shapes: from the bottom to the top, creating an uplifting feel that has maximum storage capabilities. This is true to the Bauhaus principle, which denotes “form follows function”. In our bookcase design, warm traditional veneers paired with a modern finish and a versatile compartment proportioning make this piece of furniture one with the space.

Beveled edges, visible from every notion, add a distinctive unique touch to the bookcase. A design element that is consistently used in our projects, which translates into sleek streamlined furniture designs.

 
 

Features Overview

Revival of the classic book case: The LoculaMENTUM unveils a design that draws the eye to a clean, minimalist line and offers the collector immense room for storage and presentation. Bold lines of American Walnut and the elegance of white matte lacquer are a statement in front of every wall. Deliberate angles offer complex geometric forms from different perspectives.
Traditional craftsmanship and modern materials collide in aesthetically pleasing minimalism.

 
 

Specifications

Handcrafted in Germany
2150 mm (H) x 1400 mm (B) x 440 mm (T)
60 mm Frame thickness
American Walnut Veneer (MDF 25 mm, matte white lacquer)
Each bookcase is unique due to knots and woodgrain variation
15 Compartments for ample storage on 4 fixed white shelves
Beveled edges of frame, shelves and divider elements
Adjustable feet
United States Design Patent

German Design Award 2018

 
 
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The German Design Council,

the expert for brand and design in Germany, bestows the German Design Award. Commissioned by the highest authority to represent new developments in the German design industry. Established on the initiative of the German Bundestag (the lower house of German parliament) as a foundation in 1953, it supports the industry in all matters consistently aimed at generating an added brand value through design. As a result, the German Design Council is one of the world’s leading competence centers for communication and brand management in the field of design. The exclusive network of foundation members includes in addition to designers and design associations, in particular the owners and brand directors of numerous renowned companies.

Jury Statement

"This bookshelf’s diagonal slant clearly sets it apart from standard shelving units. An interesting detail that grows more distinctive with the number of books."

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