Playful Pop Culture-Inspired Bookends Bring Intergalactic Fun to Your Shelf

The famed Imperial army from Star Wars has been reorganized to help display your favorite books, and Texas-based shop Moku is the mastermind behind it. The creative shop uses laser-cut technology to sculpt and assemble the likes of AT-AT walkers and the Death Star into wooden bookends. But, it doesn’t stop there—Moku also fashions Batman, the Joker, and Deadpool as other playful ways to keep texts upright.

Each bookend involves an intricate assembly to bring it to life. The AT-AT, for instance, is made out of 24 pieces that are engraved and glued together by hand. It, along with Moku’s other products, have a cork-lined bottom to keep them in place while on the shelf.

Moku sells its impressive pop-culture creations on Etsy.

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Sara Barnes

Sara Barnes is a Staff Editor at My Modern Met and Manager of My Modern Met Store. As an illustrator and writer living in Seattle, she chronicles illustration, embroidery, and beyond through her blog Brown Paper Bag and Instagram @brwnpaperbag. She wrote a book about embroidery artist Sarah K. Benning titled 'Embroidered Life' that was published by Chronicle Books in 2019. Sara is a graduate of the Maryland Institute College of Art. She earned her BFA in Illustration in 2008 and MFA in Illustration Practice in 2013.

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