Furniture That Transforms Space


A compact sourcebook of ideas for innovative furnishing, interior environments and small-scale architectural interventions


ISBN: 9780500517765 Category:

Anna Yudina


As the definition of ‘designer’ expands and architects today create everything from jewelry to urban masterplans, a new wave of objects is transforming our interior spaces. They include bookshelves that can dynamically divide and reshape a room, chairs that create intimate room-like enclosures, home-office spaces-within-spaces, and self-contained kitchen cubes that can be expanded to reveal every conceivable cooking and eating function.

Furnitecture presents some 200 examples of this new design typology. From Danish studio KiBiSi’s design for a reconfigurable bookshelf system and Japanese architect Shigeru Ban’s moving boxes within rooms, to Dutch designers Makkink & Bey’s conversational Ear Chairs and the French atelier 37.2’s series of self-standing cubes, there is an interior world of innovation in these pages. And a personal space just for you.

Additional information

Weight 745 g
Dimensions 18.7 x 18.6 cm
Publisher name Thames and Hudson Ltd
Publication date 1 March 2015
Number of pages 272
Format Hardback
Dimensions 18.7 x 18.6 cm
Weight 745 g


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Anna Yudina is co-founder and editor-in-chief of Monitor magazine. She has curated a number of international architecture and design exhibitions, including shows on Zaha Hadid and Jakob & MacFarlane, both represented in this book. Yudina is also the author of Phase: The Architecture of Jakob & MacFarlane and Eske Rex: Silent Action.