Popworm Short Bookshelf by Ron Arad for Kartell
Popworm Short


by Ron Arad


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The iconic and revolutionary Bookworm shelf, fruit of the artistic creativity of Ron Arad combined with Kartell’s technical expertise, has now morphed into the Popworm with fluorescent fuchsia, turquoise and yellow versions as well as a black model with golden bookends.

Made using industrial extrusion technology, this bookshelf’s sinuous curves refuse to compromise on durability and practicality. It has never been so “pop”.

REMINDER: If the intended wall for the bookshelf is made of gyprock with timber frame the only suited Bookworm style is circular - Why? Because the weight distribution of the books needs to be in this ‘close’ and solid shape - this keeps the weight evenly placed. However; a concrete or brick wall can have the ‘S’ or ‘worm’ style. Please note that each shelf on the bookworm can hold a TOTAL of: 7 Kilograms.

Product Type Bookshelf
Brand Kartell
Designer Ron Arad
Year of Design 2015
Country of Origin Italy
: Short Bookshelf w/ 7 Bookends 320w x 20d x 19h cm
: Batch-dyed Fire-retardant PVC
: Metallic Gold PVC

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Popworm Short


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