The range of metal bookends

Our stunning bookends are made using 1.5 mm steel laser cut material. Stability is provided by weight books self-blocking and three anti-skid pads fitted on the base of each bookend.
Bookends are powder coating painted in matt or glossy according to models. For standard models, another colours can be applied depending on quantity.
Height is set between 19 cm (7.50″) for standard version and 15 cm (5.5″) for motyw version.

Warszawska Syrenka - Beige version
Warszawska Syrenka – Beige version – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Warszawska Syrenka - Beige version
Warszawska Syrenka – Beige version – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Warszawsa Syrenka. The mermaid of Warsaw
Warszawsa Syrenka. The mermaid of Warsaw – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Komplet podpórki Warszawa
Komplet podpórki Warszawa – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórka Pałac Kultury
Podpórka Pałac Kultury – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórka Syrenka Warszawska
Podpórka Syrenka Warszawska – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Komplet podpórki Kraków (Lajkonik i Smok wawelski)
Komplet podpórki Kraków – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórka Lajkonik
Podpórka Lajkonik – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórka Smok Wawelski
Podpórka Smok Wawelski – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Chopin. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Chopin. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórki Krakowiacy Motyw
Podpórki Krakowiacy Motyw – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Podpórki Górale Motyw
Podpórki Górale Motyw – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk Krakowiacy. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk Krakowiacy. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk  Krakowiacy - Beige colour. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk Krakowiacy – Beige colour. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Beethoven. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Beethoven. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk Górale - Beige colour
Bookends Polish Folk Górale – Beige colour version. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Polish Folk Górale - Beige colour
Bookends Polish Folk Górale – Beige colour version. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation

Test – Syrenka, the symbol of Warsaw

The following laser cut tests depict the Art Deco stylized character which drawns inspiration in the model carved by sculptor and architect Jan Goliński in 1933 at the Warsaw Water Filters plant.

The mermaid - Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw
The mermaid – Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw- © Tolonensis Creation
The mermaid - Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw
The mermaid – Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw- © Tolonensis Creation
The mermaid - Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw
The mermaid – Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw- © Tolonensis Creation
The mermaid - Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw
The mermaid – Syrenka symbol of the city of Warsaw- © Tolonensis Creation

Test based on french comic books Chasseurs d’écume

Bookends Chasseurs d'écume (french comic). Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Chasseurs d’écume (french comic). Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Chasseurs d'écume (french comic). Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Chasseurs d’écume (french comic). Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation

Reference

Chopin bookends are presented is the shop of the National Museum in Warsaw.
Polish Folk bookends are presented in the shops of the National Museum in Cracow (Main site of the National Museum, Gallery of the 19th-century Polish Art (Sukiennice), the Feliks Jasieński Szołayski House).

Tolonensis Creation Chopin bookends at the National Museum Art Bookstore
Tolonensis Creation Chopin bookends at the National Museum Art Bookstore

Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie. The National Museum in Cracow
Muzeum Narodowe w Krakowie. The National Museum in Cracow

Customized bookends

bookends may be created and built for companies, groups and associations. Any model can be designed according to thematics, ideas and proposition in order to promote corporate image or company activities.

Trumpf

Hereafter is presented an adaptation of the model Chopin for a german company within the framework of the opening event of their new headquarters and laser centre in Warsaw. These books were offered as gift for the company preferred customers. Specific printed packages are also proposed and associated to personalized projects.

Adaptation of bookend Chopin for Trumpf company. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Adaptation of bookend Chopin for Trumpf company. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Close-up of the customized bookend Chopin for the Trumpf company
Close-up of the customized Chopin bookend for the Trumpf company

Protech

ProtechAnother set of special customized Chopin bookends have been designed for Protech, a company located south of Poland and specialized in steel processing and laser cutting.

Serie Judaica

Tolonensis Creation designed several very original bookends on the thematic of Judaism.
Hereafter laser cut models feature an orthodox and hasidic jews, other ones depict jewish symbols with a Star of David and a Magen David graphic representations.
Other unique Jewish wall ornaments have been designed too on the thematic of Magen David and Menorah. Please contact us for further information.

Version 2017 of Judaica character bookends

The 2017 version of the Judaica Orthodox and Hasidic bookends
The 2017 version of the Judaica Orthodox and Hasidic bookends – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
The 2017 version of the Judaica Orthodox bookend
The 2017 version of the Judaica Orthodox bookend – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
The 2017 version of the Judaica Hasidic bookend
The 2017 version of the Judaica Hasidic bookend – Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation

Previous version of Judaica characters bookends

Bookends Judaica Orthodox and Hasidic. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Judaica Orthodox and Hasidic. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation

Other models of Judaica bookends

Bookends Judaica Magen David. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookend Judaica Magen David. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Judaica Star of David. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation
Bookends Judaica Star of David. Design Jacques Lahitte © Tolonensis Creation

References

Judaica bookends are presented in the shop of the Museum of History of Polish Jews – POLIN (link to website) in Warsaw.
Judaica bookends are presented in the shops of the National Museum in Cracow (Main site of the National Museum, Gallery of the 19th-century Polish Art at Sukiennice, the Feliks Jasieński Szołayski House) and in the shop of the Historical Museum of the City of Cracow.
Soon, Judaica bookends will be presented very soon at the Museum of the Oskar Schindler Emalia Factory in Cracow.

Tolonensis Creation bookends at POLIN Art Bookstore
Tolonensis Creation bookends at POLIN Art Bookstore
Tolonenis Creation - Historical Museum of the city of Cracow
Tolonenis Creation – Historical Museum of the city of Cracow
Museum of the Emalia Factory Oskar Schindler
Tolonensis Creation –
Museum of the Emalia Factory Oskar Schindler