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Origami Black 3-Tier Flip Shelf

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Origami Black 3-Tier Flip Shelf


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Almost as easy as folding and unfolding paper, our Origami Rack converts from a tall six-shelf bookcase to a low, long unit with three shelves - whatever fits your space. You don't need tools. Just a flip. Shelves stay securely in place, giving you room to organize books, store supplies, corral toys or display photos, art and collectibles. Each industrial shelf can hold up to 33 pounds, and the metal frame is as sturdy as it is versatile. It's even easy to move, so your shelving rack can go from room to room or from dorm to apartment when it's time to move.

  • Steel frame with MDF shelves
  • Converts from six tier to three tiers without tools; instructions below
  • Capacity: 33 pounds per shelf
  • No assembly required



  • 24" x 13" x 60-1/2" h


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Origami Black 3-Tier Flip Shelf is rated 4.2 out of 5 by 13.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great shelf! We got this to replace some cheap plastic drawers that we used as a makeshift pantry. We were actually looking for another drawer system but stumbled on this in store and it would amazing! Its sturdy so we can load up can and snacks and all our other food. He was so easy to "instal" (its literally already put together, it folded accordion style so all you have to do is pull it apart and put the locks in place). Its also super versatile. The top half can can fold down so you have 2 sets of 3 shelves side by side so if we end up moving we can either find another use for it or we can simply fold it back up store it under a couch or bed until we need it again. We've had this for about a month with no complaints, would definitely reccamend
Date published: 2019-05-22
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Attractive, convenient shelf I like the origami shelf a lot. It folded together very easily, right out of the box. Right now I have it set up to be standing tall, but I really like the option of switching it to be wider and lower. The minimalist design of it also suits my aesthetic, without it looking cheap. That said, it wasn't cheap and so I hope I'm able to get many years of use out of it.
Date published: 2019-03-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfection As soon as I saw this in the catalog I was intrigued. What a perfectly flexible piece. It is the thing dreams are made of. I’m using I’m in my daughter’s bedroom. It’s sturdy and looks fantastic. This piece will last her from early teens to first apartment. I think I’ll get one for my son as well.
Date published: 2018-10-31
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect Fit I needed sturdy, somewhat-narrow shelves to place stereo components on top of two stereo cabinets flanking a large TV for ease of access. Although this unit is designed to be used as one tall or two connected shorter shelving units, I was able to separate them easily without reducing the integrity of each part. They work perfectly for my needs and also look perfect with the other modern decor in my house.
Date published: 2018-10-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Love this! Slightly flimsy, but perfect for my sons college apartment. Would buy again!
Date published: 2018-09-23
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Origami shelves Easy to get home out of the box. So easy to set up. Only 33 # to a shelf but was selective. Love my 2
Date published: 2018-09-15
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Does not separate easily The item is truly no-assembly. The in-store display showed the two 3-shelf pieces standing apart, but when I got mine home I discovered they are connected by hinges. The hinges were easily removed with a screwdriver, but the screws were screwed into plastic, which is a cheap move. The shelves are solid and the latches on the cross braces close with a reassuring snap. It was packed well with foam blocks and cardboard shims to prevent scratches. It's not attractive enough for a living room but it amply fills my need for a boot rack.
Date published: 2018-08-27
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect For My Shop I ordered the shelves to hold my new line of candles and they are perfect. They are very easy to put together and very sturdy. I have sold more candles because the customer can see them so well on these shelves. I loved it so much, I ordered another one and may order another in the future.
Date published: 2018-08-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from genius idea and so elegantly done I bought this shelf for some extra storage for clothes and accessories in my temporary home. I wasn't sure if it would fit in the closet at full height or elsewhere in the side by side layout. But I figured, since it is so flexible, it didn't matter either way because i knew it would fit somewhere. This shelf is elegantly designed, stable, sturdy, good quality and endlessly flexible. There is NO assembly required, no tools. Just pull it out of the box, unfold, and depending on your chosen layout, there's these little clips that connect that you slide together for strength and, boom, you are set up in a minute. Such a clever design, so useful and really well thought out. Bravo, TCS.
Date published: 2018-07-26
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Community Q&A

Can you mount to wall?

Asked by: Sandracontainer
While it may not be entirely impossible, there is no obvious way to mount the Origami Shelf to a wall. It is designed to be configurable and moveable.
Answered by: DeannaD
Date published: 2019-09-12


What are the overall dimensions of the shelving and the height between each shelf?
Asked by: PatinTX
24 x 13 x 6’
Answered by: Hosenose
Date published: 2018-10-20

What size box does this come in?

I am looking to purchase this for an event, but have strict shipping limitations (boxes no larger than 36" tall). Anyone know what size box this is delivered in?
Asked by: Jenna231809
The shipping box is more than 60" tall, more than the full height of the shelves.
Answered by: DeannaD
Date published: 2019-09-12

What is the weight of this item?

Asked by: Ckmoon96
I cannot tell you the exact weight of the Origami Shelf, but its 6 tiers are made of MDF and MDF is not light! I'm going to GUESS 30 lbs., give or take.
Answered by: DeannaD
Date published: 2019-09-12

What is the size of thew box at pickup?

Asked by: KathySmith
The box measures 58" long x 15-3/4" wide x 5-1/2" thick and weighs about 31 lbs.
Answered by: beneel
Date published: 2020-06-12

What are the dimension of each shelf?

Looking for bins to fit in the shelf and just wanted to get the correct size :)
Asked by: Harp
The individual shelves of our Origami 3-Tier Flip Shelf each measure 23-1/8" wide x 11-7/8" deep x 7/16" thick. There is a 9-3/4" space between the shelves.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2020-05-22

What is the distance between shelves?

My son has large construction truck toys that are almost 12” tall that I’m trying to get up off the floor. The trucks are 20” long and 8” I said, huge! Lol. If these shelves won’t work any other freestanding ones you might recommend?
Asked by: vau13
There is a 9-3/4" space between the shelves of our Origami 3-Tier Flip Shelf. For freestanding shelving that is infinitely adjustable, we recommend our InterMetro Shelving system.
Answered by: psb87
Date published: 2019-05-23

Would this do okay in a screened porch if kept away from the screens/rain?

Asked by: JRitchart
Depending on the environment, it should be fine. We suggest keeping away from humidity or moisture.
Answered by: mstover
Date published: 2020-07-30
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