The problem with most bookstands is their bulky size and awkward shape, which takes up valuable space when not in use. The unique design this stand avoids this, as it opens and folds exactly like a book, which means that it can be stored neatly away on a shelf with other books until required. When opened, the bookrests, page holders and back stand automatically fold out, providing solid, angled support for most sizes of book or even an electronic tablet device. A non-slip foot at the base of the spine keeps the unit in place on the work surface during use. When closed, this stand folds flat, becoming no thicker than an average-sized book. Made by Joseph Joseph.