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Requiring just two screws, Perch is simple to mount. The bent-ply piece holds up to 50 pounds, but our 30-pound bike put the shelf under duress. It didn’t come crashing down, but we’d be nervous using it in a house with youngsters who love to climb things.
These swiveling and sturdy multi-ply steam-bent wood chairs were created by German furniture designer Adam Stegner and were produced by Pagholz Flototto in the 1950s. They bear the manufacturer's mark, schulmobel, which is pressed into the wood.