Blu Dot Totem Bookcase Tower


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Totem Bookcase Tower
by Blu Dot

Totem Bookcase At A Glance:
The slim Totem Bookcase is a narrow tower full of generous shelves and boasts clean, minimalist lines. Able to exhibit large format art and photography books, the Totem Bookcase's narrow silhouette places emphasis on the contents of the shelves - making it the perfect bookshelf display for your living room. Besides, what else will you put your tchotchkies on? (Sorry about that - we were just seized by the urge to write "tchotchkies.") One size.

What's To Like:
Compared to this slim tower, ordinary bookcases are as dull as waffles without butter and syrup. You feel my vibe? This is just a fun-looking bookcase, and it'll fit in a ton of spots you never expected could be used as storage space.

What's Not to Like:
Captain Obvious here: the Totem Bookcase is narrow. It won't hold as many books as a traditionally-designed one will. You'll choose Totem based on its looks and maneuverability, not capacity.

The Bottom Line:
The Blu Dot Totem Bookcase tower is a breath of fresh air - storage for the sake of looks, and looks for the sake of well-what-the-heck-why-not. Slim, minimalistic, sturdy.


  • Overall dimensions: 82.5" h x 8" w x 13" d
  • Shelf Height: approx. 15"
  • Powder-coated steel construction
  • Weighted base for added stability

Materials & Measurements

Totem Bookcase DimensionsMaterials:
Powder-coated steel construction

Overall: 82.5" h x 8" w x 13" d

About The Manufacturer

Blu Dot FurnitureBlu Dot was founded in 1997 by John Christakos, Charles Lazor, and Maurice Blanks, three college friends who wanted to bring modern design and quality furnishing to everyone. Based in Minneapolis, Blu Dot does just that today- designing tables, chairs, sofas, and a variety of home accessories. Blu Dot furniture has a distinct feel and appearance- its products achieve a definite flair despite a minimalist appearance.

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Perfect for piano music


from Saint George, Utah

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Comments about Blu Dot Totem Bookcase Tower:

Needed a shelf that could hold large piano books/folders and that would stand in a tight corner. This fits great. It's surprisingly tall next to the piano, but the white color blends into the wall behind it, so it's not an imposing presence in the room.

It holds a surprising amount of music/books. Didn't realize this until we received it, but it has two small plastic water tanks in the base that add weight and stability. It's very stable front-to-back and moderately stable side-to-side. If a strong child pulled on it I could see it tumbling. There's no built-in way to fix it to a wall, but it doesn't look difficult to drill a small hole and attach a nut and bolt that could go into the wall behind it.


clean contemporary


from indianapolis

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Comments about Blu Dot Totem Bookcase Tower:

well constructed, clean modern lines. perfect for a narrow space in my contemporary master bath

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Delivery & Assembly

Options are good. Here are your 2 shipping options:

Standard Curbside: $23.95 per item

Standard Ground Shipping
Standard ground shipping includes delivery by FedEx or UPS to your door or main lobby. Once shipped, items generally arrive within 2-5 business days. Simple, fast and easy service.

Inside Delivery (recommended): $99.00 per item

Inside Delivery Service
Inside delivery is a cost efficient way to have large or fragile items delivered to your room of choice. When your order reaches the local station in your area, the delivery agent will call to schedule a four hour delivery appointment. Caveat: If you need debris removal or light assembly (30 min max), you may want to consider our White Glove service.
Shipping rates are equal to 5% of merchandise value for all Blu Dot items.

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Super easy - It basically builds itself!

Product Q&A


Blu Dot furniture comes with a 1-year warranty.