bookhou was cofounded by John Booth and Arounna Khounnoraj in 2002 to showcase their individual and collaborative work. They are a multidisciplinary studio that emphasizes natural handmade materials and small production pieces. 
John Booth received his education from Queens University and his architecture degree from the University of Toronto. He is currently working with form and structure in both painting and furniture. Arounna Khounnoraj received her education from the Ontario College of Art, Nova Scotia College of Art and Design and a MFA from the University of Waterloo. She is currently exploring pattern and image in her textiles and sculptures.  In the fall of 2008 they opened their brick and mortar shop located on dundas street west in toronto.
In 2018 Arounna published her first book 'Punch Needle' available in 7 different languages. In 2020 she released her second book on 'Visible Mending' and in 2022 her third book on 'Embroidery' was published. Currently Booth and Khounnoraj is making plans to permanently move their studio and business to Montreal.

if you have any questions please email arounna[at]bookhou[dot]com, for furniture inquiries please email john[at]bookhou[dot]com 

you can shop securely online in our online store - just go to the SHOP link,  you can also call the shop during business hours and place your order over the phone we accept visa and mastercard only. 


we are currently not taking on new vendors