Bookworm Designer Bookcases by Ron Arad

Meet The Designer | Ron Arad

Israeli designer Ron Arad began designing for renowned Italian furniture brand Kartell in 1997. The Kartell Bookworm bookshelf is one of Ron Arad’s most iconic designs. Combining Ron Arad’s artistic creativity and Kartell’s pioneering plastic technology, Bookworm’s industrial scale is considered to be the world’s most daring and revolutionary bookshelf. Assuming any shape, this colourful collection offers an emblem of contemporary design to treasure forever.

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Ron Arad is an Israeli designer who attended the Jerusalem’s Bezalel Academy of Art and Design. Using Kartell’s innovative extrusion technology to create a highly durable plastic bookcase, Bookworm’s curvy design assumes any desired shape. Ron Arad’s post-modern shapes create a flexible book storage solution with endless possibilities. An iconic design object for creative workspaces, reading snugs or children’s play areas, the Kartell Bookworm makes it easy to find a sculptural storage solution which unites everyday functionality with aesthetic delight.