Herbert Klamminger: objects for books

buchhalter/objects is a collection designed by Herbert Klamminger, that offers a storage and handling solution for books.

buchhalter3 (aka Liber Libri) is a bookend, table shelf and reading desk. buchhalter 3 (aka Liber Libri) can be used in 2 positions. You can either place it on your desk in order to put some books on it and to leave one open in a reading position. Secondly, you can place it on a shelf where one half functions as a bookend and where you can at the same time place your favourite book on its second or front half.

Material: Aluminium, powder coated. Measurements: 38x18x16cm
Manufacturer: pa-design
Designer: Herbert Klamminger and Stefan Moritsch;
Photos: Gerhard Ramsebner

buchhalterB is a bench and boockcase in one.
In a curved retroverted seat of glue-laminated layers a cut forms a right-angled edge which is 20 centimetres broad. This space enables you to place your books. Underneath you will find a solid body which supports the vertical shelf space and can be used at the same time as a horizontal bookshelf. The “buchhalterB” is mainly used in waitingrooms, lounges as well as in reading places of bookshops, but it may also be used privately (vestibule, workroom, library, kitchen, etc.)

Material: Plywood, birch wood
Measurements: 102x50x86cm
Design: Herbert Klamminger
Photos: Gerhard Ramsebner, Wolfgang Hummer

buchhalterBox , buchhalterBox+ is a container for books and magazines, it can also be used as a moving space for children´s toys and books. The bottom of the container is attached in a right angle to two of the funnel-shaped sides. Owing to the cant, the magazines and books remain leant on the container wall. The bottom of the “buchhalterBox+” runs through the outer wall and creates space for the storage of new books and magazines or those being just read.

Material: beechen plywood
Design: Herbert Klamminger
Photos: Gerhard Ramsebner

buchhalterN is a nightstand and bookmark with secret compartment (with optional use of a reading light). The open solid body made of aluminium is thus folded that it forms a horizontal shelf at the bottom and a ridge-shaped shelf for open books on top. The solid body is hold by a back wall made of wood and encases the fittings which are supposed to fix the wall. In the back wall you will also find the electrical connection. A folded moveable metal bracket covers the electrical connection and offers space for a secret compartment. The integration of a LED swan neck reading light is optional

Material: Aluminium, powder coated.
Measurements: 38x38x21cm
Design: Herbert Klamminger
Photos: Gerhard Ramsebner

buchhalterT is a side table and bookshelf in one. A 15 centimetres broad part of the round table surface bends 10 degrees down and 5 degrees backwards. A right-angled side panel which has been attached functions as a stop. The books are hold by a curved back made of plywood. The “buchhalterT” is mainly used in waitingrooms, lounges as well as in reading places of bookshops, but it may also be used privately (vestibule, workroom, library, kitchen, bedroom, etc.)

Material: Plywood, birch wood
Measurements: 58x58x86/96cm
Design: Herbert Klamminger
Photos: Gerhard Ramsebner

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