the story of bookniture: based in one of the most densely populated city. living and working space is extremely limited. everybody have to utilize their home and make good use of every inch of the space.
a few years ago attending a furniture fair, mike mak was given a honeycomb board sample and was amazed by the strength and load capacity of the structure. this structure is widely used in the furniture industry composite boards for shelves and tables. he took this sample back as a decor on bookcase...
like everyone, mike loves having friends at his place, but have never had enough seats for his guests and always end up just sitting on the floor. he wonder is there a kind of seat that doesn't take up any floor space when don’t need it. is that even possible?
one day however, the empty space on mike's bookcase withhoneycomb sample initiate the spark of a new idea: bookniture!