Off the Grid: Variations on a Mid-Century Modern Bookcase

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There‚Äôs something very graphical about the design of the Mid-Century Modern Bookcase I built for the October 2015 issue of Popular Woodworking Magazine. Viewed head on, the arrangement of dividers and shelves suggests a grid-based page layout. Although the analogy falls a bit short (the short divider is placed in such a way to form irregularly-spaced columns), I can imagine a graphic designer trained in the International Typographic Style applying […]

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