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Libreria Pensile


Originally designed in 1957, perfected over the years, and produced by Bernini in 1966. Seeking to pare down the structure of a bookcase to the absolute minimum, Castiglioni decided to hang the shelves on knots in two cords fixed to a single point on the wall.

41.38" W x 11.75" D x 59" H

Solid oak, black stained and lacquered or clear lacquered.

If in stock, please allow 1-3 weeks for delivery. If not in stock, please allow 12-14 weeks for delivery.


Renowned Italian designers Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni were pivotal figures in 20th-century design. Achille, known for his philosophy of re-inventing and simplifying design to its essence, collaborated widely and created iconic pieces like Trio and Comodo. Meanwhile, Pier Giacomo, co-designed influential objects such as Rampa and Libreria Pensile with Achille, leaving a lasting impact on Italian design through their innovative approaches.


Karakter, a Danish design firm founded on a vision of exploration and quality, blends Scandinavian design traditions with a global perspective. Known for its diverse portfolio of fine furniture, lighting, and objects, Karakter approaches its creations with honesty and a touch of playfulness.

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