Magazine Racks

With so many magazines going out of print these days, I feel a little less guilty about the gigantic design periodicals collection I’ve amassed over the years. Nothing beats the ease of online, but there’s still something about flipping through old favorites that never ceases to inspire. My favorites are back issues of Elle Decoration UK, which live on Vitsoe Shelving in my bedroom because I have way too many for a magazine rack. But when it comes to my rotation of recent mags, these are my top 10 picks to keep things organized.

01

Carl Auböck Magazine Rack

Carl Auböck

This brass and leather magazine rack was designed and produced by Carl Auböck during the 1950s in Denmark. The fourth-generation Viennese workshop of Carl Auböck combines traditional craftsmanship with modern design. The Viennese artist and designer Carl Auböck is one of the quirkiest and most delightful and collectible of modern designers. A rather odd duck in the world of decorative arts, he was a peculiar talent whose specialties included smaller accessory furnishings and tabletop pieces such as corkscrews, paperweights, letter openers, book ends and bottle stoppers. Google "Carl Auböck magazine rack" to find more options.

From Stillfried

02

Ferm Living's Herman Magazine Stand

Ferm Living

$99.00

Ferm LIVING’s magazine rack fuses a vintage aesthetic with a modern mix of materials. The durable canvas holder is set on a powder coated metal frame secured with leather laces. Brass press-studs and a leather logo tab finish this retro-inspired design.

From Horne

03

Egg Collective Nutty Magazine Rack

Egg Collective

$4,400

From Egg Collective

04

Koppa Magazine Rack

Tuuli Burman

Koppa Magazine Rack is the perfect storage piece for magazines in a contemporary, Scandinavian home. Handmade of birch plywood. Verso Design was established in 1997 by mother and daughter duo Kirsikka Savonen and Tuttu Sillanpää. Tuuli Burman, Tuttu's sister, soon joined the company. Today, the fast growing company is one of the leading Finnish design brands and still a family run operation based in Helsinki, Finland.

From Verso Design

05

Saddle magazine rack by Paul Blease for Noble & Wood

Paul Blease

£750

A unique design to hold and store journals and literature. Hand crafted italian leather pouches straddle a marble or wood base. The weight and quality of the leather provides an equilibrium force to count balance uneven forces.

From Noble & Wood

06

Artek Kanto magazine rack

Pancho Nikander

$160.00

Kanto is an incredibly simple and visually pleasing object: a minimalist magazine stand or firewood rack made from a single sheet of form-pressed birch plywood. Kanto, designed by Pancho Nikander in 2004, continues Artek's tradition of timeless bent wood products.

From Artek, Finnish Design Shop

07

Mason newspaper rack by Walter K.

Wolfgang C. R. Mezger

Mason – the versatile rack for newspapers and magazines. Like a falling scarf – the curved tray made of top-quality saddle leather. The natural shape follows the characteristics of the leather: firm and supple at the same time. Magazines, the Sunday paper, your favourite book gather here in style. The framework made of flat steel comes either in highly polished chrome or matt shimmering in black chrome. This is how beautiful order can be.

From Walter K

08

Jens Risom Magazine Rack / Side Table

Jens Risom

$2,800

Walnut occasional table by Jens Risom. Offered by his company Jens Risom designs Inc. in 1949. This early design is considered one of the designers most dynamic. The leg serves as a book or magazine shelf.

From Ralph Pucci

09

"W" MOLDED PLY MAGAZINE STAND

Eric Pfeiffer

$149.00

Molded and folded to keep your favorite magazines close at hand. Use in the bathroom, living room, home office, reception area...you name it, this organizer is perfect for the office or home.

From Offi & Company

10

Espasso Dominó Magazine Holder

Jorge Zalszupin

Classic Brazilian mid-century design, the "Domino" magazine holder is available in Corten steel or black iron base with draped suede slings. Part of the Etel collection.

From Espasso

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