Albers Bookcase and Magazine Stand
Albers Bookcase and Magazine Stand
Albers Bookcase and Magazine Stand

Albers Bookcase and Magazine Stand

Albers Bookcase and Magazine Stand is made with solid white oak boards that are fumed (darkened naturally through an oxidization process) for the horizontal elements, and waxed and hand-polished for the light vertical elements.

Invisible sliding dovetail joints cleverly joins the elements to look as if they intersect effortlessly one into the other. Built to order by a Connecticut master woodworker using locally-sourced white oak.

Josef Albers designed this bookshelf as a magazine stand for his Bauhaus fellow faculty member Walter Gropius in 1923. As part of a set of furniture for the waiting room of Gropius's new architectural firm, this piece was conceived to help convey modern Bauhaus ideals.

Total Size: 55" x 55" x 13.8" inches

Ship Time: 3-5 days


Pin It Fancy


Related Items

Puremodern's favorite new Blomus products
May 22, 2014

Navetta Cheese Grater Attention cheese connoisseurs! Shred, store and sprinkle your favorite hard cheeses with this sleek shredder and bowl combo. Keep all those little pieces of cheese in one place and ready for an additional sprinkle. Madra Log Basket...

Lighting made with sustainable renewable materials at Puremodern
May 21, 2014

This mid-century modern Sinuous Tripod Floor Lamp is not only beautifully crafted and aesthetically pleasing it is also made by hand with sustainable renewable materials such as walnut, fiberglass and entropy resin. In addition a 60W LED bulb is included...

Puremodern selected as Best of Houzz 2014 for Customer Satisfaction
May 05, 2014

Puremodern selected as Best of Houzz 2014